Enables participants to meet the requirements for revalidation of existing VTS qualifications. Reflects the concept of refresher training as identified in IALA V-103/5.
IALA V-103/5 recommends that Recurrent Training should be carried out at regular intervals (not exceeding five years) and is part of a structured training programme, thereby enabling continual professional development and resulting in the maintenance of the VTS qualification.
The course is suitable for VTS Operators holding V-103/1, VTS Supervisors holding V-103/2, VTS Managers and Harbour Masters.
Existing IALA V-103 training qualification
The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete* the course:
*100% attendance, full participation and completion of all exercises is required.
IALA V-103/5 states that The revalidation for VTS qualification and certification’ of existing VTS qualifications should also involve Adaptation and Updating Training. These additional training courses are also available upon request
Adaptation Training is carried out whenever significant changes are expected or when changes have been made, concerning equipment, regulations, operational procedures or any other matter which is relevant to the performance of VTSOs.
Updating Training is tailor-made training following a training needs analysis indicating that VTSOs need additional training. Updating Training may be required after a break in service, unsatisfactory operational performance or other circumstances leading to a reduced level of competence.