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ISPS - MLC - ISM Internal Auditor


This course objective is to develop the knowledge and skills required to conduct a full audit of an organization's Management System in the capacity of Internal Auditor dedicated for the ISPS, MLC and ISM Code. It will also give the confidence to effectively audit a Management system in accordance with internationally recognized best practice techniques.

 

Become a certified ISPS - MLC - ISM Internal auditor and demonstrate your commitment towards continual improvement through our ISPS - MLC - ISM Internal Auditor course.

 

Aims & Objectives
  • Attract and retain customers by meeting their current and future needs
  • Identify the aims and benefits of an ISM audit
  • Interpret ISPS - MLC - ISM requirements for audit application
  • Plan, conduct and follow-up auditing activities that add real value
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use
  • Build stakeholder confidence by managing processes in line with the latest requirements

 

Learning Outcomes

A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to:

  • Plan, conduct, report and follow up an ISPS - MLC - ISM audit
  • Identify the purpose and benefits of a management system
  • Explain the role and the responsibilities of the Internal Auditor
  • Expand the audit principles in relation to ISPS - MLC - ISM code and the verification for certification.

Who should attend?
  • People involved in the internal audit process having already experience in the field at least 4 years
  • People who wish to become competent ISPS - MLC - ISM Internal Auditors
  • Management Representatives
  • Quality managers
  • Directors
  • Consultants
  • Designated Persons Ashore (DPAs), CSOs, MLC auditors and assistant of same
 
Relative conventions:
  • ISO 19011:2011 - Guidelines for auditing management systems
  • ISPS / ISM code and MLC 2006

 

Prerequisite skills & knowledge: Basic Knowledge of ISO standards, ISPS, MLC and ISM requirements and management systems and auditing process

 

Available in-house/distant learning? Yes

 

Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 - Accredited by Greek Ministry of Education & Religious Affairs                           Accreditation No. 2101338

 

Part A: ISPS Code Audit, Certification & Verification (1)
Introduction
  • The definitions used in SOLAS XI-2 & ISPS Code Part A & B
  • ISPS Code's Functional Requirements
  • ISPS Code, Part A Requirements – Basics
  • Responsibility of Contracting Governments - Sec.4
  • Declaration of Security (DOS) - Sec.5
  • Company Obligations - Sec.6
  • Ship Security Levels - Sec.7
  • Ship Security Assessment (SSA) - Sec.8
  • Ship Security Plan (SSP) - Sec.9
  • Ship Security Plan (SSP) – Protective Measures
  • PSC – Clear Grounds Section 9.8.1
  • Records - Sec.10
  • Verification and Certification for Ships - Sec.19
ISPS Code, Part B Requirements
  • Setting the security level (Para. 1.8)
  • Control and compliance measures (Para 4.33)
  • Obligations of the Company (Para 6)
  • On-scene Security Survey (Para 8.14)
  • Organization & performance of ship security duties (Para 9.8)
  • SSP examples for “Access Control” (Para 9.9)
  • ISPS Code, Part Requirements
  • Activities not covered by the Code (Para 9.51)
  • Drills and exercises (Para 13.5~13.8)
Guide to Maritime Security & the ISPS Code 2012 edition – Useful tables
  • Comments on the requirements
  • IMO Guidance material on Maritime Security Measures, 1986-2011
  • Useful Tables / Table a
  • Useful Tables / Table b
  • Useful Tables / Table c
  • Useful Tables / Table d
  • Useful Tables / Table e
  • Useful Tables / Table f
  • Useful Tables / Table g
  • Basic points of On-scene security survey
  • Identification of vulnerability
  • Vessel Security

 

Part B: ISPS Code Audit, Certification & Verification (2)
International conventions and E.U. legislation
  • International conventions and E.U. legislation
  • E.U. legislation
Security Risk Assessment Techniques related to Ship Operations
  • Generic Risk Diagram
  • Basic Risk Concept
  • Basic Risk Concept (Risk-Consequence)
  • Basic Concept (Probability)
  • Security Assessment – Steps
  • Security Assessment Mitigation Table
  • Ship security assessments including On-scene Security Surveys
  • On-Scene Security Surveys
  • Ship Security Assessments
Training, Drills & Exercises on board
Contingency Plan and Reporting of Security Incident
  • Contingency Plan
  • Reporting of Security Incident
Kinds of Ship Security Verification and validity of ISSC
  • Kinds of verification
  • Duration and Validity of certificate
Security and surveillance equipment and systems and their operational limitations
  • Ship’s Security Equipment & Systems
  • Ship’s Security – Locks & Locking
  • Ship’s Security – Seals
  • Ship’s Security – Deck Protection
  • Ship’s Security – Screening
Security threats associated with the ship/port interface
  • Cargo Handling
  • Ship’s Stores/Stowaways/Sabotage
More ISPS issues
  • ISPS Assessment & Plans
  • IMO requirements for security assessments and plans
  • Some Key Challenges
  • Generic Maritime Risk Assessment Model
  • Generic Maritime Risk Register (Guide 2014 Edition)
  • Security Assessment Principles
  • Ship Security Assessments Principles
  • Ship Security Assessments
  • IMO / ISPS Security Levels
  • Conclusion

 

Part C: MLC 2006
MLC Application: Inspection & Certification
  • MLC Application: Inspection Only
  • MLC 2006 – What a Surveyor checks
MLC 2006 – Title 5 Compliance & Enforcement
  • Steps to Certification
  • Type of Certificates
  • Declaration of Maritime Labor Compliance (DMLC Part I & II)
  • MLC 2006 – Interim Certification
  • MLC 2006 – going to Initial Certification
  • MLC 2006 – DMLC Part II more info
  • MLC 2006 – Initial Inspection
  • MLC 2006 – Initial Inspection Scope
  • MLC 2006 – Intermediate Inspections
  • MLC 2006 – MLC 2006 – Renewal Inspections
  • MLC 2006 – Issuance Full Term Certificate
  • Conclusion on Certification Steps
Self Assessment
  • Self Assessment General Guidance
  • Self Assessment title 1- A1.1
  • Self Assessment title 1- A1.2
  • Self Assessment Title 1 – A1.3
  • Self Assessment Title 1 – A1.4
  • Self Assessment Title 2 – A2.1
  • Self Assessment Title 2 – A2.2
  • Self Assessment Title 2 – A2.3
  • Self Assessment Title 2 – A2.4
  • Self Assessment Title 2 – A2.5
  • Self Assessment Title 2 – A2.7
  • Self Assessment Title 3 – A3.1
  • Self Assessment Title 3 – A3.2
  • Self Assessment Title 4 – A4.1
  • Self Assessment Title 4 – A4.2
  • Self Assessment Title 4 – A4.3
  • Self Assessment Title 4 – A4.5
  • Self Assessment Title 5 – A5.1.1/A5.1.5
MLC 2006 & ISM Surveys

 

Part D: ISM Code Audit, Certification & Verification
Company verification, review and evaluation
  • Review of Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Internal Audits Intervals Key Issues
  • Internal Audit? at which extent?
  • Internal Audit Why?
  • Internal audit before an external audit
  • What about DPA and Audits?
Certification and verification
  • Requirements for SMC, DoC
  • Comments on the requirements
Interim certification
  • ISM Code Requirements
  • Comments on the requirements
Verification
  • Audit report
  • Corrective action follow-up
  • More Company responsibilities pertaining to safety management audits
  • Responsibilities of the Organization (or Flag) performing the ISM Code certification
  • Standards of Management for the Organization performing Certification
  • Qualification Arrangements
  • Certification Procedures & Instructions
  • Responsibilities of the verification team & Lead Auditor
  • More Guidance for Certification / Verifications
  • Standards for Auditors
  • Standards of Competence for Auditors
Forms of certificates
  • Document of Compliance
  • Safety Management Certificate
  • Interim Document of Compliance
  • Interim Safety Management Certificate

 

Part E: Internal Auditor
Overview
  • What is an Audit?
  • Why Audit?
  • Tips to trained internal auditor
Quality Management System Audit
  • Types of Audits
  • Principles of auditing
  • Scheduled and unscheduled Audits
  • What to Audit – Technical Audit
  • Steps involved in internal audit
  • Scope of audit
  • Frequency of audit
  • Internal Audit process
Auditing tips & techniques
  • The Auditor’s Six Friends
  • Question Technique
  • Questioning Technique
  • Types of Questions in interviews
  • Competence of the person managing the audit programme
Auditor’s performance
  • Auditor’s Quality
  • The Auditors conduct
  • Auditor’s Code Conduct
  • Auditor Characteristics
  • Auditor's personal behaviour
  • Selecting the audit team members
  • Auditee’s conduct
Case Studies
  • Internal audit example

 

Exam & Certification
  • Exam on ISPS - MLC - ISM Internal Auditor
  • ISPS - MLC - ISM Internal Auditor” Certificate

 

Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • Terms and definitions
  • No. of slides: 391

 

Resources
  • Reading lists and resources available in the presentations

 

Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 46
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment Duration: 90 days (starting from the date of purchase)
Credits
  • CPD Points: 46
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.5

 

Assessment methods

Hours

% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on ISPS - MLC - ISM Internal Auditor

1

100

60

Outcomes/Certificates

On successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’

 

 

 

 

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250,00 €



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