Listed below are the courses that we offer at present time.


Future Courses Include:

  • BRIDGE ENGINE ROOM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT (BERM)
  • CLASS-2&1 ENGINEERING PREPARATORY COURSE, IMO MODEL 7.02
  • ADVANCED CADET FOUNDATION COURSE
  • NAVIGATIONAL WATCH RATING
  • ENGINEERING WATCH RATING

Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities (PSSR) :
The aim of this course is to meet the mandatory minimum requirement for seafarers for familiarization, basic safety training & instruction in accordance with section A VI/I of STCW Code. This is a 3 (three) days course. A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to :

  • Comply with emergency procedures.
  • Take precaution to prevent pollution of the marine environment.
  • Observe safe working practice.
  • Understand orders and be understood in relation to shipboard duties.
  • Contribute to effective human relationships on board.

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SHIP HANDLING SIMULATOR AND BRIDGE TEAM WORM, IMO MODEL COURSE 1.22

The aim of this course is to ensure that mariners are trained and prepared to respond safely and efficiently for controlling the bridge operations from departure to destination.  This course provides classroom lectures for theories and practical consisting series of exercises performed on a ship handling simulator simulating various ship models, exercise areas, situations, contingencies / emergencies, making use of bridge procedures, to comply with COLREG and to observe basic principles of keeping a navigational watch. Trainees will assume different roles of the bridge watch keeping team, the roles being rotated to allow each trainee an opportunity to act as master for some of the exercises.

Those successfully completing this course will be able to make efficient and effective use of Bridge Team and Bridge Resources. Trainee will have ability to plan, organize and manage a bridge team and also will have ability to respond to, co-ordinate and execute a search and rescue operation and all bridge operations involving Team work.  Trainees will have gained experience in handling ships under various conditions and will make a more effective contribution to the bridge team during ship maneuvering.

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Tanker Familiarization (Oil, Chemical & Gas) :
The aim of this course is to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for seafarers for familiarization basic safety training & instruction in accordance with section A VI/I of STCW Code. This is an 8 (eight) days course. A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to :

  • Monitor the loading and unloading of tanker (oil, chemical & gas) cargoes and their care during the voyage.
  • Ensure compliance with pollution prevention requirements.
  • Monitor compliance with legislative requirements.
  • Operate tanker cargo pumping systems and associated control system.

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Specialized Training for Chemical Tankers (IMO Model Course 1.04) :

Masters, officers and others on board chemical tankers who have immediate responsibilities for the loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of cargo will fulfill the mandatory minimum requirements of regulation V/1 of STCW 1978, as amended in 1995, by successfully completing this course. In addition to the coverage of chemical tanker safety, fire safety measures and systems, prevention and control of pollution, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations, the course covers all training necessary to apply the provisions of Annex II of MARPOL 73/78.


Specialized Training for Oil Tankers (IMO Model Course 1.02) :

This course provides advanced, specialized training for those (e.g., masters and officers) on board oil tankers who have immediate responsibility for loading, discharging and care in transit or handling of oil cargoes. The coverage of oil tanker safety, fire safety measures and systems, prevention and control of pollution, operational practice and obligations under applicable laws and regulations complies with the mandatory minimum training required by regulation V/1 of STCW 1978, as amended in 1995, and the course also includes such training as is needed to apply the provisions of Annex I of MARPOL 73/78.

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Container familiarization course :
This is a 3 days course. The course will discuss about various parts of container, Size and types of container, Fixed securing arrangements of a container, Container lashing, Cargo operation.


English Familiarization :

This is a 5 days course. This course is offered to the ratings to build up them to speak English fluently and correctly. This courses is in part conducted by YMCA ( Young Men's Christian Association).



Engine Familiarization Workshop Course for Ratings :

This is a 5 days familiarization course for engine ratings on engine room equipments and concerning safe working practices in the engine room. This course will discuss how to overhaul the various mountings of Main engine, Generator engine, Boiler, oily water separator & incinerator, handling of various equipment in workshop & safety in workshop.

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Fitter Welder course :

This is a 4 - 6 week course. The aim is to build up a candidate as fitter, well skill in the field of Gas welding & cutting, Arc welding (selection of electrode, adjustment of current, weaving of electrodes, welding on galvanized steel, cast iron etc.), replacement and repair of steel pipe, Lathe work, Grinding and facing up of valves, Slinging work ( sling wire rope over a load, special sling method), Replacement of bearings, use of puller, Types and application of packing / gaskets etc, Use of various tools, General works of engine Department.

Bangladesh Merchant Shipping rules & legislations :
This is a 2 days course. This course aims to provide training for candidates having foreign certificates of competency wished to serve on board Bangladesh Registered vessels and required to obtain COR from DOS, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The syllabus covers the Bangladesh Merchant Shipping Ordinance and its additions and amendments. After the successful completion of the course the candidate will be able to : Abide by the rules and regulations required by the Bangladesh Marine Administration. Run the administration on board Bangladesh registered vessels as per the requirements of the Bangladesh Government. Will be eligible for obtaining COR from DG Shipping, Dhaka.

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PCC Familiarization course :
This is a 5 days course, dealing with normal day to day shipboard operation on board pure car carrier. The course will discuss about water tight doors, Multi-deck construction, Lift able decks, Vehicle Loading and unloading practices, Lashing operation, Loaded passages precautions, Shipboard accidents & preventions etc.


Assessment, Examination & Certification of Seafarers And Training Course for Instructors (IMO Model 6.09) :
The aim of this course is to provide Knowledge & skills for trainees to administer, Supervise and monitor training and assessment of seafarer competence in accordance with the provisions of section A-1/6 of the STCW code. This is a combined course of 8 days duration. A trainee successfully completing the course will be able to :

  • Apply the international provisions concerning the training, assessment, examination and certification of Masters, Officers & ratings of merchant vessels.
  • Apply the implementation of this provisions under nation law.
  • Undertaking all the responsibilities expected of instructors within their field of expertise.
  • Analyze national assessment, examination and certification needs.
  • Determine appropriate assessment methodologies.
  • Organize, administer and conduct assessment/examinations.
  • Issue and control certificates.

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Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (IMO Model 1.20) :
This course covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/1, paragraph 2 and Table A-VI/1-2. On completion of this course, a trainee will be competent to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship and to use fire appliances correctly. The trainee will also have a knowledge of fire prevention

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Assessment, Examination and Certification of Seafarers IMO MODEL NO. 3.12
The objectives of the course are to provide knowledge and skills for trainees to administer, supervise and monitor training and assessment of seafarer competence in accordance with the provisions of section A-1/6 of the STCW Code. It includes introductory classroom instruction on the assessment, examination and certification of seafarers (in particular masters, mates, chief engineers and engineer officers), covering the international provisions for training, assessment, examination and certification of masters, officers and ratings; the implementation of these provisions under national law; the selection of assessment methodologies; the organization of assessments; and the issue and control of certificates.


SOLAS Familiarizations Course:

This is a 5 (five) days course.  Due to major changes of various regulation and usage of various equipments in last five years the rating  are required to upgrade their knowledge for the changes in last few years in the maritime industry, as well as to prepare new recruits for sea. Working on a ship can be hazardous occupation for the uninitiated. This course will give the seafarers an insight into the various elements of a ship and working procedures on board ship so that they adjust to the shipboard environment and are better prepared to cope with any unforeseen circumstances.  A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to  Understand and recapture the past basic training received.  Observe safe working practices. Upgrade their knowledge up to the standard of STCW 95 for basic training requirements.

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PROFICIENCY IN PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES (IMO Model Course 1.19):

This course covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention and Code Chapter VI, Section A – VI/1. On Completion of this course, a trainee will be able to survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment.

The trainee will be able to :

  • don a lifejacket

  • don and use an immersion suit

  • safely jump from a height into the water

  • right an inverted liferaft while wearing a lifejacket

  • swim while wearing a lifejacket

  • keep afloat without a lifejacket

  • board a survival craft from ship and water while wearing a lifejacket

  • take initial actions on boarding survival craft to enhance change of survival

  • stream a drogue or sea anchor

  • operate survival craft equipment

  • operate location devices, including radio equipment.

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Proficiency in Survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats (IMO Model Course 1.23):

This course covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2, Table A-VI/2-1. On completion of this course, a trainee will be competent to operate a life-saving appliances and take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during or after launch. They will also be able to operate a survival craft engine and manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship. Trainees will know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signalling apparatus and pyrotechnics, how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve the lives of  those in their charge.

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Fitter / Welder Shop Test:

BMTI not only to train the people but as well as to test their ability on welding, grinding, use of different type of precision measuring tools/instrument, familiarize with cutting tools and its use and also other necessary things which is thought deem fit for the onboard use. For the above purpose, BMTI started its "SHOP TEST" programmed on Welding, Grinding, Lathe machine work etc. We hope that other organization also can use this facilities to test their crews  abilities with a minimal cost. 

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Elementary First Aid (IMO Model 1.13):

This course covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter Vi, Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-3. On completion of this course, a trainee will be competent to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency until the arrival of a person with medical first aid skills or the person in charge of medical care on board

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Medical First Aid (IMO Model 1.14):

This course covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-1. On completion of this course a trainee will be competent to apply immediate first aid in the event of accident or illness on board.

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Medical Care (IMO Model 1.15)

This course covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/4, Table A-VI/4-2. On completion of this course, a trainee will be competent to participate effectively in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance on ships at sea and to provide the sick or injured with a satisfactory standard of medical care while they remain on board.

BRIDGE TEAM MANAGEMENT (BTM)

The aim of this course is to ensure that mariners are trained and prepared to respond safely and efficiently for controlling the bridge operations from departure to destination and to reach this end consistently demands a level of skill which is not easy to quantify but which needs to become part of the maritime culture. Studies have shown that majority of accidents at sea are due to human error and a weak and poor organization of the team.  

When bridge operations are loosely organized the impression can be given that things will be alright, but when the unexpected occurs, confusion arises, more error happen, it becomes difficult to make decisions which could lead into an account. Hence the need for an efficient bridge team and a good bridge team management.

For bridge team to be successful there must be a good teamwork, good co-ordination, communication and capabilities of handling emergencies. Those successfully completing this course will be able to make efficient and effective use of bridge team and bridge resources and will have ability to plan, organize and manage a bridge team and ability to respond to, co-ordinate and execute a search and rescue operation and all bridge operations involving team work.

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OPERATIONAL USE OF ECDIS, IMO MODEL COURSE 1.27 

This course provides training in the basic theory and use of Electronic Chart Display and Information system (ECDIS), the theoretical aspects like all major characteristics of ECDIS data such as data contents and all major characteristics of the display of ECDIS data will be covered in sufficient depth.

For capabilities and skills, exercises are performed which will provide practice in setting up and maintaining an ECDIS display, in planning and monitoring a route, in using basic navigational functions and equipment in a real time navigational environment, in activating updates and in performing proper actions which are necessary for a safe navigational watch.

This course is specially aimed for navigating officers of operation and management level.

On successful completion of this course the trainee will be able to use ECDIS for his navigational watch. He will be able to operate ECDIS equipment, use the navigational functions of ECDIS, select and assess all relevant information and take proper action.

Trainees will acquire and develop a knowledge and understanding of the basic principles governing the safe operation of ECDIS, including ECDIS data and their presentation, as well as system related limitations and potential dangers.

Trainees will be able to generate and maintain displays, to operate all basic navigational functions and all specific functions for route planning as well as route monitoring, to use and select proper navigational data and to display the data in the appropriate manner. He will also be able to perform updating.

Trainees will be able to analyse nautical alarms during route planning and route monitoring as well as sensor alarms. He will be able to assess the impact of the performance limits of sensors on the safe use of ECDIS and to appreciate that the back-up system is only of limited performance. He will be able to assess errors, inaccuracies and ambiguities caused by improper data management. Thus he will be aware of errors in displayed data, errors of interpretation and the risk of over-reliance on ECDIS and be able to take proper action.

In addition he will have knowledge of the principal types of electronic chart and essential legal aspect of the use of ECDIS.

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 RADAR NAVIGATION AT MANAGEMENT LEVEL, IMO MODEL COURSE 1.08

This course is essentially practical and consists of a series of exercises performed on a radar simulator with two or more own ships and a number of others controlled by the instructor. Each exercise will involve observing the movement of ships seen on the radar, recognizing those presenting a threat of collision and taking actions to avoid collision. Trainees will act either as master or as an observing officer for the exercises, and will change roles to allow each a turn in command of an own ship.

As the course progresses, exercises of increasing complexity are set to provide realistic practice in the use of radar for navigation and collision avoidance in confined waters with heavy traffic. Each exercises will be followed by class discussion, giving participants the opportunity to analyse the actions taken and discuss possible alternatives. This IMO model course meets the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency in Table A-II/2 of the STCW 95

Those successfully completing the course will be able to make efficient and effective use of radar as a navigational aid in congested, confined waters, recognize potential threats and make valid navigational and collision-avoidance decisions based on sound radar observation and plotting in compliance with the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea (COLREG). They will be aware of the time need to appreciate that dangerous situation is developing, to decide upon and take appropriate action, and to ascertain that such action is adequate and does not give rise to further conflicts with other vessels. They will also realize that excessive speed in poor visibility reduces the time available to assess a threat and to take appropriate action. Ability to plan, organize and manage a bridge team, making use of all navigational data, will also be achieved. Successful completion of this course will also provide ability to respond to, co-ordinate and execute a search and rescue operation.

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RADAR NAVIGATION AT OPERATIONAL LEVEL, IMO MODEL COURSE 1.07

This course provides training in the basic theory and use of radar and automatic radar plotting aids (ARPA) for officers in charge of a navigational watch. It is based on the guidance on training in radar observation and plotting and in the operational use of ARPA in section B-I/12 of the STCW CODE 95.

This IMO model course aims to meet the mandatory minimum training standards / requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency as set out in Table A-II/1 of  STCW  95.

The aspects covered include the theory necessary to understand how radar information is obtained and displayed, the limitations and accuracy of that information, the formation and recognition of unwanted responses, the correct use of operational controls to obtain an optimal display and checks on performance of the set and modes of display.

This course also covers the recognition of critical targets, the measurement of bearings and distances, and the use of these for position fixing and maintaining a plot of the movement of other ships as an aid to collision avoidance.

In addition all functions of ARPA, various displays, performance standards of ARPA, errors of ARPA, effect of input errors to CPA, TCPA, target’s course and speed and trial manoeuvre and the dangers of over reliance on ARPA.

On successful completion of this course the trainee should be able to use radar and ARPA effectively for position fixing, collision avoidance and all other purposes as per the requirement of STCW convention and IMO model course

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GMDSS-GOC, IMO MODEL COURSE 1.25

The aim of the model course is to provide minimum knowledge, understanding and proficiency for certification of GMDSS radio personnel in accordance with Table A-IV/2 of the STCW 95 so as to be able to carry out radio duties in compliance with appropriate ITU regulations on board ships and other installations carrying GMDSS radio equipment. 

On successful completion of this course the candidate will be able to transmit and receive information using GMDSS sub-systems and equipment and fulfilling the functional requirements of GMDSS, and also be able to provide radio services in emergencies.

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CLASS-3 DECK PREPARATORY COURSE, IMO MODEL 7.03

This course is intended to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency as set out in STCW’95 Regulation II/1 and STCW Code section A-II/1 for following functions:

  • Navigation at the operational level.

  • Cargo handling and stowage at the operational level.

  • Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons  on board at the operational level.

On successful completion of this course the candidate should be able to appear and are prepared for Department of Shipping certificate of competency examination for officer in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more and should be competent to carry out safely the watch keeping duties of an officer in charge of a navigational watch both at sea and in port

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 CLASS-2/1 DECK PREPARATORY COURSE, IMO MODEL 7.01

This course is intended to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency as set out in STCW’95 Regulation II/2 and STCW Code section A-II/2 for following functions:

  • Navigation at the management level

  • Cargo handling and stowage at the management level

  • Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the management level.

On successful completion of this course the candidate should be able to appear and are prepared for Department of shipping certificate of competency examination for master and chief mate on ships of 500 gross tonnage or more and should be competent to carry out safely the duties of a master and/or chief mate of a foreign going vessel. 

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CLASS-3 ENGINEERING PREPARATORY COURSE, IMO MODEL 7.04

This course is intended to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for knowledge, understanding and proficiency as set out in STCW’95 Regulation III/1 for following functions:

  • Marine engineering at the operational level

  • Electrical , electronic and control engineering at the operational level

  • Maintenance and repair at the operational level

  • Controlling the operation of the ship and care for persons on board at the operational level

On successful completion of this course the candidate should be able to appear and are prepared for Department of shipping certificate of competency examination for officer in charge of a engineering watch in a traditionally manned engine room and designated duty engineer officers in a periodically unmanned engine room on sea going ships powered by main propulsion machinery of  750 kw propulsion power or more and should be competent to carry out safely the duties of a officer in charge of an engineering watch of a foreign going vessel.

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ISM INTERNAL AUDITOR

This course is intended for management level officer’s on board and also for other personnel on board and ashore related to ISM activities. On successful completion of this training candidate will be able to acquire knowledge and understanding required for internal auditing of ISM complied activities and areas, and also should be able to what is process of internal auditing or what the auditor will be looking for during internal audit.

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ISM FAMILIARIZATION

This course is intended for all on board to have a general understanding and knowledge about ISM.  On completion of this course the candidate will be better aware of ISM requirements and obligations, elements of ISM, and safety management systems (SMS) and shall be able to take part effectively with ISM related activities.

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ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING (AFF), IMO MODEL COURSE 2.03

This course is intended to meet the requirements set out in STCW’95 Regulation VI/3 and STCW Code section A-VI/3. The training is intended for seafarers designated to control fire fighting operations on board a ship with advanced fire fighting technique, organization, tactics and command at sea and in port including causes of fires and precautions.

On successful completion of this course, the trainee should be able to:

  • Control fire-fighting operations aboard ships including various situations, locations and cargoes.

  • Organize and train fire parties.

  • Inspect and service fire detection / extinguishing systems and equipment.

  • Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire.

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RATINGS UPGRADE COURSE

The aim of this course is to meet the Department of shipping’s mandatory minimum requirements for those seafarers having old basic training certificates and having no sea service or less than 12 months sea service.  This course will give the seafarers an insight into the various elements of a ship and working procedures on board ships so that they can adjust to the shipboard environment and are better prepared to cope with any unforeseen circumstances. 

The trainee after successful completion of this course will be able to:

  • Understand and / or recapture the past basic training received.

  • Take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment.

  • Observe safe working practices.

  • Upgrade their knowledge up to the standard of STCW’95 for basic training requirements.

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 EFFICIENT DECK HAND (EDH)

This course is intended for deck ratings aspiring to be ABLE SEAMEN / LASCAR-1 as per the requirement of ILO CONVENTION FOR CERTIFICATION OF ABLE SEAMEN, 1946 and BANGLADESH MERCHANT SHIPPING OFFICERS AND RATINGS TRAINING, CERTIFICATION, EMPLOYMENT, HOURS OF WORK AND WATCHKEEPING REGULATION 2000.

This course is also recommended for DECK CADET and APPRENTICES in the merchant ships.  On successful completion of this course the candidate should be able to serve as ABLE SEAMEN / LASCAR-1 / CERTIFIED DECK HAND or in a superior deck capacity on a seagoing ship and should be able to contribute to safe deck work, hatch / cargo gear operations, anchor work and maintenance of ship and gears. The candidate should also be able to respond to emergencies and other duties such as Anti-piracy, Anti-pilferage, Anti-desertion, steering and lookout etc.

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 DECK CADET FOUNDATION COURSE

This course is intended to provide a trainee with the basic knowledge, understanding and proficiency required to start a sea carrier as a deck cadet on board a foreign going merchant vessel in a safe and orderly manner. This includes the mandatory minimum requirements set out in section A-VI / 1 of the STCW Code. It is also intended to prepare the trainees to fully understand the contents of the “on board training record book for deck cadets” issued by Department of Shipping.

This course comprises of basic safety training as required by the STCW, fundamental knowledge of various relevant subjects, basic computer knowledge and language skill for on board communication.  On successful completion of training and assessment  a trainee should be able to assist in:

  • Watch keeping duties as a trainee officer of a navigational watch at sea and a cargo watch in port.

  • Duties and responsibilities in regards to shipboard emergencies and emergency drills.

  • Duties in regards to the safety of life at sea and prevention of marine pollution owing to operational / accidental reasons.

  • Duties and care for persons on board

On successful completion of the course, an individual is expected to join any foreign going merchant vessel as a deck cadet and undergo the on board cadet training program for at least 12 months, out of which at least 6 months shall be bridge watch keeping under the direct supervision of a certificated navigational watch keeping officer before the cadet can be accepted for class-3 deck preparatory course and certificate of competency examination.

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PROFICIENCY IN MEDICAL FIRST AID:

Approval for the course was obtained on 31 April 2002. Moreover BMTI is also authorized by Maritime & Coastguard Agency of UK to conduct this course and issue certificate on its behalf. Mainly designed for officers of the operational level as mandatory for the issue of CoCs.

CLASS-2 MOTOR: This course corresponds to Second Engineer’s preparatory course as per part of IMO Model course 7.02. Approval for this course was obtained on 30 August 2002.

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 PROFICIENCY IN MARITIME TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT: This course is mandatory for instructors and assessors of maritime training institutes. The course corresponds to IMO Model courses 6.09 and 3.12.

 SHIP SECURITY OFFICER:  With the introduction and enforcement of ISPS code, this course had been a favorite for many officers who were required to take this course as part of their company policies. Almost all Bangladeshi officers serving on Unix Line, Eurasia Ship Management, K-Line and OSM did this course at this institute. BMTI offers this course on behalf of MCA, UK also. This course is as per IMO Model course 3.19 and approval for this course was obtained on  24 September 2003.

 BRIDGE RESOURCE MANAGEMENT: Like BTM, this is also a non-mandatory course that is being widely used and accepted around the maritime world for the human element of bridge operations. This course is currently in good demand at the institute. Approval for this course was obtained on 26 July 2005.

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 DANGEROUS, HAZARDOUS AND HARMFUL CARGOES COURSE (HAZMAT): This course is primarily designed for an indepth understanding of the IMDG code and the practices that accompany it. The course is non-mandatory but as per IMO Model course 1.10. BMTI has conducted this course mainly for Singapore based container operator PIL.

 SPECIALIZED TRAINING ON GAS TANKER: Conducted as per IMO Model course 1.06 and BMTI is  the only institute in the country providing the course. Approval for this course was obtained 30 October 2004. This course is a definite requirement for management level officers on gas tankers.

 BRIDGE & ENGINE ROOM RESOURCE MANAGEMENT:  This course, though non-mandatory is gaining popularity due to the human element part of management.

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LIQUID CARGO HANDLING SIMULATOR COURSE: Designed for deck officers at management and operation level working on board tankers. The course is of good use to officers engaged on tanker trade. BMTI possesses Transas marine liquid cargo handling simulator for the chemical type tankers with various functions including tank washing, inerting, loading, discharging, use of ODME, heating etc. This course is expected to gain popularity soon as it gives very good insight into tanker operations. The course is approved by the national administration since 20 July 2004 and officers from Ocean Tankers Pte have mainly participated.

 ISPS FAMILIARIZATION COURSE: Mainly designed for ratings who will be engaged on security duties on board ship. The course intends to provide a brief summary as to the requirement of personnel with security duties on board.

ENGINE ROOM SIMULATOR: The course is as per IMO Model course 2.07 and gives the Officer in charge of an Engine watch a full knowledge and understanding of the operation of propelling as well as auxiliary machineries in the engine room. BMTI is provided with an Engine room simulator. The course approved since 01 July 2007 is expected to become popular in days to come.

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FISHING VESSEL MATE & SKIPPER: The courses are as per STCW-F and the syllabus requirement is as per the national maritime administration. The course is preparatory in nature and trainees are required to sit for examination at the Department of Shipping to obtain CoCs for the above level. The positive aspect of the above courses is that it provides a switching over mechanism from fishing vessels to merchant vessels after serving as skipper for specific period and taking further examinations.

 ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING COURSES: These courses have been designed to enable electrical engineers serving on board merchant ships to obtain CoCs. BMTI conducts the preparatory part of the course and the competency examination is conducted by the Department of Shipping.

 MARINE ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION COURSE: The course is non-mandatory and is designed to impart trainees with the full requirement of MARPOL, SUA, OPRC Conventions. This is the latest course that has been approved by the Department of Shipping to this institute and is expected to become popular in days to come.

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 SAFETY IN GENERAL (INHOUSE COURSE): This course is for ratings who are on vacation. And being conducted to keep them updated and refreshed regarding safety and security. Course covers LSA/FFA, ISM, ISPS & PSC. On completion of the course a crew member will know the correct way of what he should do on joining a vessel and thereafter. A certificate is issued to respective crew on successful completion of the course.

 BULK CARRIER FAMILIARIZATION / SAFETY (INHOUSE COURSE):  This Course is conducted for all who want to join a bulk carrier and a refresher course for who already worked on or working on bulk carriers. With this course a crew will have an idea about bulk carrier, it’s equipments, how does a bulk carrier  work and above all safety aspect of a bulk carrier. A certificate is issued to respective crew on successful completion of the course.

 CHEMICAL TANKER UPGRADING AND PRACTICAL CARGO SIMULATOR COURSE ( INHOUSE): This Course is conducted for all who want to join a Chemical tanker and a refresher course for who already worked on or working on Chemical tankers. With this course a crew will have an idea about Chemical tanker construction and terminology, how to trace lines, line up for loading and discharging, operation of pumps, MARPOL and MARPOL tank cleaning procedure, safety observation during loading and discharging, hazards involved in Chemical tanker operation and overall safety. A certificate is issued to respective crew on successful completion of the course.

 

 

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