Good cooperation on board, as well as between shore organization and ship, is crucial for the safety of ship and crew. Therefore, this Bridge Resource Management – BRM course is not only intended for seafarers but can also be an inspiration for shore organization representatives.
Developing knowledge and skills to strengthen team spirit among the crew with a focus on increasing and ensuring safety to prevent accidents.
Captains & mates
Interested representatives of shore-based organizations.
Conditions for participation
To be eligible for certification, participants must hold or be in training for a Mate, Marof degree.
Participants not in possession of the above degrees or studying for them will receive a certificate of participation.
The course covers the following topics:
– Managing and leading a bridge/machine room team
– manage and collaborate within a bridge/machine room team
– cooperation of bridge and engine room team
– task and workload distribution
– dealing with standard, (un)ordinary and/or emergency situations
– responding to successive events
– Interpreting and observing situations
– decision-making on board, under pressure and within the shipping company
– practical use of operational and special procedures as well as safety regulations
– cultural differences
A bridge and engine room simulator will be used during the course.
Upon successful completion of the course, the participant will receive an internationally recognized BRM or ERM certificate according to:
– Table A-II/1 for Bridge Resource Management.
– Table A-II/2 and A-III/2 for Use of Leadership and Managerial Skills.
– Table A-II/1, A-III/1 and A-III/6 for Application of Leadership and Teamworking Skills of the STCW Manila Amendments.
Participants not in possession of a mate, marine engineer or marof degree or studying for one will receive a certificate of participation.
3 consecutive days
8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Number of students
Minimum 4, maximum 7