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MLC 2006 Internal Auditor

This course was designed to deliver knowledge and skills required to conduct a full Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) – 2006 internal audit.


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


The trainees successfully completing this course will be able to demonstrate their knowledge on the audit/inspection needed for MLC 2006 requirements and follow the key steps towards compliance.


Aims & Objectives
  • Interpret MLC 2006 audit/inspection requirements
  • Plan, conduct and follow-up auditing activities.
  • Access the latest auditor techniques and identify appropriate use
  • To help you improve the working environment for the seafarers, via the guidance provided in the course
  • To provide you with the necessary skills to conduct self-assessment


Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will:

  • Explain the role and responsibilities of the Internal Auditor
  • Acquire a deep understanding of the content, key points, background, purpose, objectives, benefits, responsibilities and and internal auditor techniques
  • Unlock the skills to determine and apply an internal MLC 2006 audit and learn the MLC audit procedure


Who should attend?
  • People involved in the internal audit process
  • People who wish to become competent MLC 2006 Internal Audits
  • Management Representatives
  • Quality managers
  • Consultants
  • Flag/Port State Officials
  • Manning Agents
  • Crew Managers
  • Human resources Managers
  • Designated Persons Ashore (DPAs) and assistant DPAs
  • Anyone whose duties cover matters of safe working conditions on board ships and compliance with the MLC


Prerequisite skills & knowledge: Basic Knowledge of MLC 2006 and ISM/STCW and ISO Standards


Relative Conventions, Codes and Standards: MLC 2006 as amended, ISM Code, STCW Convention


Available in-house/distant learning? Yes


Created by: LiberoAssurance Accredited Training Centre
PART A: Internal Auditor
  • What is an Audit?
  • Why Audit
  • Tips to trained internal auditor
Safety 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


PART B: 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 – 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 Audits
MLC 2006, ISM Audits and STCW
Liability Issues to consider during Audit


Exam & Certification
  • Exam on MLC 2006 Internal Auditor
  • “MLC 2006 Internal Auditor” Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • No. of slides: 129


  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 16
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment duration: 90 days (from the date of purchase)
  • CPD Points: 16
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 0.5


Assessment methods


% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on MLC 2006 Internal Auditor





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


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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