ERM/ENGINE ROOM SIMULATOR
COURSE CATEGORY: STCW
APPROVED BY: The Republic of Cyprus and the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
DURATION: 5 days
COURSE OBJECTIVES AND BENEFITS
ERM/Engine Room Simulator course is in accordance with STCW 2010 and IMO Model course 2.07 (2015 edition), using a 3D engine-room simulator.
An instructor supervises all exercises and will initially allow the trainee to become familiar with the machinery and controls used in the engine-rooms of modern merchant ships. Furthermore, the trainee shall become skilled in the scanning of instrument displays when assessing the normal operational conditions of a propulsion plant.
Each exercise is preceded by a briefing session and followed up by a group debrief, which will analyze the actions and decisions of the trainee.
To provide knowledge and skills related to operation. Moreover to provide knowledge on supervising and monitoring the safe operation and control of a ship’s machinery. All that in accordance with provisions of the STCW Code.
In particular, the trainee will be able to have:
– familiarization with the use of instrumentation and controls used in the engine-rooms of modern merchant ships
– an awareness of the need for proper pre-planning, the use of checklists and of the timescale involved in starting up propulsion plant machinery
– experience in identifying operational problems and trouble-shooting them
– the ability of logical decision making which promotes operational safety