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ISM- ISPS - MLC 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 ISM and ISPS Codes plus MLC. It will also give the confidence to effectively audit a Management system in accordance with internationally recognized best practice techniques.

 

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

 

Aims & Objectives
  • Attract and retain customers by meeting their current and future needs
  • Identify the aims and benefits of a combined audit ISM-ISPS-MLC
  • Interpret 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 ISM - ISPS - MLC 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 ISM - ISPS - MLC and the verification for certification

Who should attend?
  • People involved in the internal audit process 
  • People who wish to become competent ISM - ISPS - MLC Internal Auditors
  • Management Representatives
  • Quality managers & Directors
  • Consultants
  • Designated Persons Ashore (DPAs or CSOs) and assistants
 
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: ISM Kmowledge before audits
Company Verification, Review and Evaluation
  • ISM Code Requirements
  • 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
  • Company & Ship’s SMS Comparison
  • Persons Responsible for Audits
Certification and Verification
  • Certification & Periodical Verification (para 13 ISM Code)
  • Comments on para 13 ISM Code
  • Interim Certification requirements (para 14 ISM Code)
  • Comments on para 14 ISM Code
Verification Requirements
  • ISM Code Requirements
  • Verification by Administrations or Recognized Organizations (ROs)
  • Effective enforcement by Administrations with Verification
  • What Administrations should consider during verification
  • Objective Evidences from facts and Records
  • Tools for Verification/Certification should be
  • Certification and verification activities
  • Interim verification
  • Initial Verification
  • Annual verification of Document of Compliance
  • Intermediate verification of Safety Management Certificates
  • Renewal verification
  • Additional Verification
Safety management audits
  • Safety management audits overview
  • Application for audit
  • Preliminary review (Document review)
  • Preparing the audit
  • Executing the audit
  • Preparing the audit report
  • Corrective action follow-up
  • Company responsibilities
  • Responsibilities of the Organization (or Flag) performing certification
  • Requirements for the Organization performing   Certification
  • Standards of competence for auditors
Forms of Certificates
 
Part B: ISPS Knowldge before audits
General
  • The definitions used in SOLAS XI-2 & ISPS Code Part A & B
  • Kinds of Verification
Duration and Validity of Certificates
Procedural Requirements for ISPS Code Audit
  • Introduction
  • Scope
  • Main Definitions Elaboration
  • ISPS Criteria for Verification
  • Company Audit System and Obligations
  • Company’s Audit/Inspections and Ship Security Plan/ Assessment
  • Ship Audit/Inspection
  • Non Compliances, Corrective Actions and Certification
  • Opening and Closing Meetings
Tips for ISPS Internal Audit
  • Key focus areas of security internal audits
  • Control and compliance measures
  • On-scene Security Survey
  • Declaration of Security (DOS)
Case Studies
  • Case Studies – ROs guidance
  • Case Studies – additional guidance
    • Ship Security Assessment deficiencies
    • Ship Security Plan deficiencies

 

Part C: MLC Knowldge before audits
MLC Application: Inspection & Certification
  • MLC Application: Inspection & Certification
  • 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-STCW
  • MLC 2006 & ISM Surveys
  • MLC 2006 , ISM & STCW Comparison
  • MLC 2006 & International Group of P & I
MoUs Campaign on MLC 2006
  • PSC and MLC
  • MoUs Campaign on MLC 2006
  • MoUs Campaign on STCW 2010 Rest Hours
Liabilities for shipowners related to repatriation/conpensation for consideration
References

 

Part D: Marine Management Systems Internal Auditor
Overview
  • What is an Audit?
  • Why Audit?
  • Tips to trained internal auditor
  • Difference between Internal and Lead Auditor
Internal Audit
  • 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
Audit Steps
  • Performing audit activities
  • Audit Plan
  • Developing Checklists
  • Opening Meeting
  • Conducting the Audit
  • Recording Results
  • Non-Conformities & Non-Compliances
  • Closing Meeting (s)
  • Audit Report
  • Audit Follow-up Activities
Audit Programme
  • Establishing the Audit programme objectives
  • Identifying and evaluating audit programme risks
  • Process flow for the management of an audit programme
  • Managing an audit programme
  • Audit programme Implementation
Audit Tips & Techniques
  • Tips to trained internal auditor
  • Question Technique
  • Competence of the audit programme manager
Psychological factors during an audit
  • Attitudes and relationships
  • Obstacles & communication
  • Space & Time issues
  • Body language
  • Cultural factors
  • Principles of Listening & Auditing
  • The  Interview steps
Auditor’s Performance
  • Auditor’s Quality
  • The Auditors conduct
  • Auditor’s Code of Conduct
  • Auditor Characteristics
  • Auditor's personal behavior
  • The Auditee’s conduct
  • Audit team leader skills
  • How to evaluate an Auditor
  • Maintaining & Improving Auditor’s Competence
  • Auditor’s Competence IACS/RO Guidance
  • Auditor’s  Experience IACS/RO Guidance
Accreditation and Certification
  • Accreditation & Certification Bodies
  • Certification Process
References
 
Exam & Certification
  • Exam on ISM - ISPS - MLC Internal Auditor
  • ISM - ISPS - MLC Internal Auditor” Certificate

 

Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • No. of slides: 440

 

Resources
  • Reading lists and Resources: Available in the presentations

 

Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 51
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment Duration: 90 days (starting from the date of purchase)
Credits
  • CPD Points: 51
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.7

 

Assessment methods

Hours

% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on ISM- ISPS - MLC Internal Auditor

1

100

60

Outcomes/Certificates

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

 

 

 

   100% Online course
   CPD Accredited eCertificate – Global acceptance
   Downloadable course material
   E-learning Mobile App
   Enrolment: 3 months
   Flexible schedule
   Language: English

 

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