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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 STCW requirements, its 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.


This course was revised and updated on 19th of November 2020.


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 is recommended


Available in-house/distant learning? Yes


Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 - Accredited by Univab


STCW 2010 Requirements & Analysis

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
  • Basics of STCW chapters
  • Deadlines to meet
  • Certificates and Documentary Evidence
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
STCW – ISM - MLC 2006
  • STCW & ISM Relation
  • MLC 2006 Overview
  • MLC 2006 - 16 Areas in Detail
  • MLC 2006 Implementation Tips (MLC-ISM-STCW overlapping)
  • Seafarers' Minimum Rest Hours
  • The ''Manila Exceptions''
  • Responsibilities of Companies
  • Responsibility overview
  • Knowledge of Maritime Legislation
  • 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: 214


  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations


Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 25
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrolment duration: 90 days (starting from date of purchase)
  • CPD Points: 25
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 0.8


Assessment methods


% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on STCW 2010 Requirements & Analysis





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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200,00 €


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