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MLC 2006 Training Advanced

This course was designed to deliver an extensive presentation and analysis of the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) - 2006 requirements, key points, application and interpretations as well as certification and self-assessment procedures.


Develop your capacity in the latest MLC 2006 main points, protect the safety of seafarers and achieve compliance with our “Maritime Labour Convention Training” course.


The trainees successfully completing this course will be able to demonstrate their knowledge on the new MLC requirements and follow the key steps towards compliance.


Aims & Objectives

The main targets of the course are:

  • to help you improve the working environment for the seafarers, via the guidance provided in the course
  • to provide guidance on your MLC certification procedures
  • to provide you with the necessary skills to conduct self-assessment


Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will:

  • acquire a deep understanding of the content, key points, background, purpose, objectives, benefits, responsibilities and activities of MLC 2006
  • unlock the skills to determine and apply an effective MLC management aboard and ashore
  • learn the MLC certification procedures, based on our guidance
  • access and use effectively the self-assessment tool provided
  • gain sufficient knowledge regarding the connection of MLC with ISM & STCW
  • learn the MLC 2006 amendments which are applicable after 18/01/2017
  • improve your ability to define the roles and responsibilities of shipowners, ship managers, ships’ masters, ships’ officers, flag and port state officials, and welfare organisations
  • learn and apply the necessary actions to achieve compliance
  • obtain the means to show your knowledge and understanding


Who should attend?
  • Ship Management Companies
  • Seafarers
  • Shipowners
  • Flag / Port State officials
  • Manning Agents
  • Crew Managers
  • Operation & Training Managers
  • Human resources Managers
  • Anyone whose duties cover matters of safe working conditions on board ships and compliance with the MLC


Relative conventions: MLC 2006 as amended


Prerequisite skills & knowledge: Basic Knowledge for the basics of MLC 2006 and ISM (preferably)


Available in-house/distant learning? Yes


Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 (accredited by EOPPEP)


Part A Contents: MLC General

  • Course Generics
  • MLC 2006 Flow Charts
  • MLC connection with IMO conventions
MLC 2006 - Key Points
  • Definitions
  • Ratification
  • Structure
  • Application
MLC Application: Inspection & Certification
  • Inspection Only
  • What a Surveyor checks
The main 14 areas of MLC 2006
  • Minimum Age – Reg. 1.1
  • Medical Certification – Reg. 1.2
  • Qualification of Seafarers – Reg. 1.3
  • Seafarers Employment Agreements – Reg. 2.1
  • Use of any Licensed or Certified or Regulated Private Recruitment and Placement Service – Reg. 1.4
  • Hours of Work or Rest – Reg. 2.3
  • Manning Levels for the Ship– Reg. 2.7
  • Accommodation – Reg. 3.1
  • On board Recreational Facilities – Reg. 3.1
  • Food and Catering – Reg. 3.2
  • Health and Safety and Accident Prevention– Reg. 4.3
  • On board Medical Care – Reg. 4.1
  • On board Complaint Procedures– Reg. 5.1.5
  • Payment of Wages – Reg. 2.2

Part B Contents: Apply & Comply

MLC 2006 - Title 5 - Compliance & Enforcement
  • Steps to Certification
  • Type of Certificates
  • Declaration of Maritime Labor Compliance (DMLC Part I & II),
  • Interim Certification
  • going to Initial Certification
  • DMLC Part II more info
  • Initial Inspection
  • Intermediate Inspections
  • Renewal Inspections
  • Issuance Full Term Certificate
  • Flow Chart of certification steps
  • General Guidance
  • Self-assessment for: Title 1 – A1.1 - A1.4,
  • Self-assessment for: Title 2 – A2.1 - A2.7,
  • Self-assessment for: Title 3 – A3.1 - A3.2
  • Self-assessment for: Title 4 – A4.1 - A4.5
  • Self-assessment for: Title 5 – A5.1.1/A5.1.5
MLC 2006 & ISM
  • MLC 2006 & ISM Surveys
  • MLC 2006 & ISM & STCW
  • MLC 2006 & ISM & STCW Comparison
MoUs Campaigns on MLC 2006
  • Concentrated inspection campaigns on MLC 2006



Part C Contents: MLC 2006 main changes

MLC 2006 new amendments
  • Seafarer’s rights included
  • Seafarer Employment Agreements
  • Financial security for repatriation
  • Certification of cooks
  • Financial security for compensation
  • Port state control
  • Seafarer complaints
The New Standards
  • Standard A2.5.2 – Financial Security
  • Standard A4.2.1 – Shipowner’s Liability
  • Standard A4.2.2 – Treatment of Contractual Claims
  • Appendices A4-1 and B4-1
  • Changes to DMLC part I & II
MLC 2006 Changes & International Group of P & I
  • Liabilities for shipowners related to repatriation/compensation
  • Summary of New Requirements
  • MLC 2006 some Reference Documents


Exam & Certification

  • Exam on MLC 2006 Training
  • MLC 2006 Training Certificate


Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • Terms and definitions
  • No. of slides: 152


  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 18
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrolment duration: 90 days (starting from date of purchase)
  • CPD Points: 18
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 0.6


Assessment methods


% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on MLC 2006 Training





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

Those participants who choose not to submit the assessment will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Attendance’.


Accreditation by EOPPEP

LiberoAssurance has been accredited as a Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 by the National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP).

EOPPEP is the statutory body for the development and implementation of the Hellenic Qualifications Framework (NQF) in correspondence with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). EOPPEP is the National Coordination Point for EQF in Greece (NCP).


Approved courses by the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences

LiberoAssurance in cooperation with the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences offers approved courses. All participants have the option to receive double certification from the University and LiberoAssurance Training Centre.

The University of Applied Sciences of Central Greece and LiberoGroup have agreed to develop a research project the purpose of which is education, lifelong learning and specialisation of persons, to facilitate their induction in the labour market using e-learning and traditional methods of training. The ultimate aim of this cooperation is the development of a post-graduate programme in collaboration with other Academic Institutions and Ministries.


Accreditation by IAS and E.S.Y.D

LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the Hellenic Accreditation System (E.SY.D) which has been appointed as the National Accreditation Body of Greece.

LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) one of the leading accreditation bodies in the United States.





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