Human Element Leadership and Management HELM - MCA Approved
In this course you will acquire the knowledge, understanding, skills & tools to manage and lead crew onboard. Its purpose is to study the bridge resource and ship management & leadership skills.
This course is required for officers at the management level. Also required by the MCA for those applying for new CoC at management level. The MCA states that you must include a certificate of completion of an approved HELM management level training course with any application received by the MCA after 31st August 2013 for the following CoC's:
- Master and Chief Officer, Reg. II/2 (unrestricted)
- Chief and Second Engineer Reg. III/2 (unrestricted)
- Chief and Second Engineer Reg. III/3 (unrestricted);
- Master and Chief Officer (Yacht < 3000 GT) (Article IX / Reg. II/2)
- Yacht Engineer Y2 and Y1 (<9000 kW) (Article IX / Reg. III/2)
- Master and Chief Officer, Reg. II/2 (limited to Standby, Seismic Survey and Oceanographic Eesearch Vessels)
- Chief Engineer Reg. III/2 (limited to Standby, Seismic Survey and Oceanographic Research Vessels)
It is also recommended by the PYA for department heads serving in a management level capacity such as Chief Stewardesss who desire a higher level of certification, leadership and management.
The HELM course also has a practical part, where we will learn how to lead a team, and the relevance of human element on shipboard & situational awareness.
Schedule: 5 days
- Importance & challenges of human on yacht
- Identify roles & Responsibilities
- Communication & types of personalities on this
- Identify what motivates and demotivates
- High Standards
- Situational awareness & influence on incidents
- Styles of leader & how to lead a team
- Create fair culture on board
- Management cycle, develop crew & identify personal actions
- 18 years old and over
- English fluent
- Learner shall hold a deck or engineer certificate of competency at the operational level.
- Completed the Human Element, Leadership and Management (HELM) (Operational Level) course
- Meet the minimum seagoing service requirements for the issue of management level certificate of competency.