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 – $1,195


  • 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

September 27 - October 1

MCA HELM – Management Level

October 25 - October 29

MCA HELM – Management Level

November 15 - November 19

MCA HELM – Management Level

December 20 - December 24

MCA HELM – Management Level

January 17, 2022 - January 21, 2022

MCA HELM – Management Level

February 14, 2022 - February 18, 2022