Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) Basic Operator is approved as meeting the requirements of IALA VTS Operator V-103/1.
Note: in order to meet the IALA specified learning outcomes, within the nominated course duration the course will have a significant Recognition of Prior Learning process.
Current VTS Operators who meet the prerequisites below.
Participants must meet all of the following course entry requirements:
Pre-course candidate assessments:
Participants meeting the prerequisite criteria will be invited to complete a pre-commencement training needs assessment, which will be conducted at AMC.
The assessment will consist of a written answer paper (multiple-choice/short answer) to a series of questions related to the 8 elements of the AMC VTSO-BT programme:
Upon successful completion of this phase, candidates will be awarded with their V-103-1 certificate.
Full attendance and participation in ALL activities during the course will satisfy the required performance criteria.
Approved as meeting the requirements IALA VTS Operator V-103/1.
October course date has moved from the original date published in the 2019 SC Programme
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