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STCW 2010 requirements & analysis

The STCW Convention adopted the 2010 Manila Amendments and currently includes new training requirements. The new amendments are already in full effect since 1 January 2017. This course contains the latest STCW 2010 requirements linked with MLC 2006, ISM and ISPS is designed to provide to participants a thorough understanding of the amendments and their application.


Expand your knowledge on the STCW 2010 amendments, certification / training requirements and their relation with ISM, ISPS and MLC conventions with our STCW 2010 Requirements & Analysis course.


Aims & Objectives
  • Provide extensive information on the STCW 2010 as amended
  • Link STCW with MLC 2006, ISM and ISPS, in terms of background and purpose, requirements and interpretations including certification procedures
  • Cover the methods STCW requirements are implemented for the selection of the crew


Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will familiarize and understand the updated STCW 2010 requirements relevant to:

  • Manila Amendments
  • New specifications for Certificates & Records on board
  • Certificate of Competency/ Proficiency
  • Obligatory Crew Certificates and Attestations
  • New Security duties & ISPS Code
  • Watchkeeping duties and Responsibilities of Seafarers
  • STCW and ISM, ISPS and MLC 2006 relation
  • Company and Flag Responsibilities
  • Certificate / Promotion upgrade
  • Minimum Safe Manning and STCW
  • STCW Concentrated Inspection Campaign - Port State inspections
  • MLC 2006, ISM and ISPS


Who should attend?

Ship Management Companies personnel

  • Crew Managers,
  • Operation Managers,
  • Designated Persons,
  • Crew Department assistants including crew (officers and seafarers)
  • Training responsible personnel and officers.
  • Personnel involved in matters of recruitment of qualified and competent personnel
Relative conventions: STCW 2010, MLC 2006, Marpol and , ISM, ISPS codes


Prerequisite skills & knowledge: Basic knowledge on the basics of STCW, ISM, ISPS, MLC (preferably)


Available in-house/distant learning? Yes


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


Part A Contents: STCW basics

Layout of STCW convention
  • STCW – General
  • STCW – 95 & 2010
  • BASIC TERMS in STCW 2010
STCW certificates
  • STCW Certificates - Ranks & Limitations
  • Key Points for the Certificates
  • Certificates of proficiency-special certificates
STCW - 2010
  • Basics of STCW chapters
  • Deadlines to meet
  • Certificates and Documentary Evidence


Part B: STCW analysis & requirements

STCW-2010 Analysis
  • Certificates & Documents
  • Amendments compared to STCW-95
  • New requirements for Officers
  • New requirements – Promotion
  • General requirements for Ratings
Safe manning as basic requirement
  • Contents
  • Implementation
  • Related to Manning


Part C: STCW, conventions, responsibilities and PSC

STCW – ISM Relationship
  • Comparison of STCW and ISM contents
  • Responsibilities of Companies
  • Responsibility overview
  • Knowledge of Maritime Legislation
STCW – MLC 2006
  • MLC 2006 in General
  • MLC 2006 – Key Points
  • MLC 2006 – Definitions
  • MLC 2006 – Structure
  • MLC 2006 – Application
  • MLC 2006 – The 14 Areas in detail
  • Implementation Tips
  • Seafarers’ Minimum Rest Hours
  • Summary of STCW Requirements
  • Changes introduced by STCW 2010 Amendments
  • Record Keeping and Schedule
  • The “Manila Exceptions”
  • The 7 Day Exception
  • The 24 Hour Exception
  • Concentrated Inspection Campaign on STCW Hours of Rest
  • Paris MoU MLC 2006 Checklist

Exam & Certification

  • Exam on STCW 2010 Requirements & Analysis
  • "STCW 2010 Requirements & Analysis Training" Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • Terms and definitions
  • No. of slides: 221


  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 226
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrolment duration: 90 days (starting from date of purchase)
  • CPD Points: 26
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 0.9


Assessment methods


% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on STCW 2010





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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