This 5 day course satisfies the STCW as amended in 2010 requirement for Leadership and Management Training at the Management Level for deck and engineering officers known in the MCA System as HELM (M) and in the USCG System as Leadership & Management (Management Level).

This course is currently approved by the MCA and the USCG and accepted by the Marshall Islands. Most administrations will accept the course but it is always recommended to check with your flag state first if it is not specifically listed above.

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  • MCA Human Elements Of Leadership And Management (HELM) – Management Level – 5 Days – $1,199


  • 5 Days

Course Description:

The course meets the latest mandatory requirements for approved training in the human element, leadership and management at the management level and the standards of competence to be achieved as well as the associated assessments/tasks.

This course is required for officers at the management level as follows:

  • Chief mate or master of 500 gross tonnage or more (II/2)
  • Second engineer officer or chief engineer officer (III/2)
  • MCA Small Vessel Chief Engineer and Yacht – Y2 candidates

It is also recommended by the PYA for department heads serving in a management level capacity such as Chief Stewards who desire a higher level of certification and leadership and management training.

It meets the MCA & USCG requirements relevant to the application of leadership and management skills as set out in Tables A-II/2 and  A-III/2 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) incorporating the Manila amendments.

This training is a pre-requisite for a management level Certificate of Competency (CoC) issued by the MCA & USCG upon meeting the requirements of Regulation II/2 and III/2.

This course is done in partnership with Maritime Professional Training (MPT) and will be conducted at MPT.

Upcoming Courses

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

January 16, 2023 - January 20, 2023

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

February 13, 2023 - February 17, 2023

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

March 13, 2023 - March 17, 2023

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

April 10, 2023 - April 14, 2023

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

May 8, 2023 - May 12, 2023

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

June 19, 2023 - June 23, 2023

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

July 17, 2023 - July 21, 2023

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

August 14, 2023 - August 18, 2023

MCA HELM – Management Level PYT129

September 11, 2023 - September 15, 2023