Notice About Shipping Assistant Training For Individuals With Journeymen Letter

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om skibsassistentuddannelse for personer med svendebrev

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



Training purposes





Chapter 2



Training objectives





Chapter 3



Training organisation





Chapter 4



Duration of training





Chapter 5



Access





Chapter 6



Academic regulations





Chapter 7



Exams and diplomas





Chapter 8



Teachers ' qualifications





Chapter 9



Other rules





Chapter 10



Date of entry into force and transitional provisions





Annex 1



Qualifying educations statistics





Annex 2



Description of the content of education to the AVP for persons with journeymen letter



The full text of the Ordinance on shipping Assistant training for individuals with journeymen letter

Under section 12, paragraph 1, and section 13, paragraph 1, of the law on maritime education, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 207 of 4. March 2011, as amended by Act No. 478 of 30. may 2012, fixed: Chapter 1 section 1 purposes of education. The education's purpose is to provide people with journeymen letter who want employment in the maritime sector, a basic theoretical and practical training, which enables them to perform all common practical work in the area of deck and engine area on a security sound manner.

(2). Programme to the AVP must meet the requirements of the International Convention on standards of training, certification and Watchkeeping as amended (STCW Convention), Regulation VI/1 of basic safety training (basic training) and the theoretical elements of regulation II/4 watchkeeping.

(3). Training purposes is also to give the ship's assistant training for the purpose of meeting the requirements of the STCW Convention chapter II/5 and III/5, limited to skills based on normal operating conditions and routine tasks in connection with the ship's operation.

Chapter 2 section 2 of the education goals. Training for AVP is placed on level 3 in the Danish qualifications framework for lifelong learning.

(2). The training must provide shipping Assistant tools to develop in the binding Community which necessarily exist in a ship's crew.

§ 3. Goals for learning yield include the knowledge, skills and competences, as a ship's Assistant must obtain in training.

(2). Learning objectives for knowledge is that shipping Assistant has 1) knowledge about commonly occurring work on board ship, 2) knowledge of brovagt and deck and machine work normally occurring with hand tools and machines, 3) General knowledge of ship-building, furnishings, machinery and other equipment, 4) General knowledge of ship's navigatoriske and mechanical engineering workspaces and 5) knowledge of health and safety risks at work execution so that accidents and injuries can be avoided.

(3). Learning objectives for skills is that the Assistant can 1) participate actively in the development and maintenance of a safe and healthy working environment, 2) independently carry out specific maintenance and repair tasks on board ship, 3) apply and maintain life-saving appliances 4) perform practical work on board with ropes, wire and tie-down Kit, 5) perform the work in accordance with established standards for quality, 6) perform practical fire-fighting , 7) contribute to the improvement of activities and quality and 8) apply and communicate on an active English within the relevant areas of the profession.

(4). Learning objectives of competencies is that shipping Assistant may 1) included actively in cooperation in planning of work tasks, 2) independently carry out practical tasks in the context of the common maritime work and 3) look and perform minor transport processes when handling cranes, etc.

(5). Shipping Assistant after graduation, meet the requirements of the STCW Convention in accordance with the Swedish Maritime Administration's administrative skill requirements to that effect, concerning 1) theoretical training to keeping proof, see. Regulation II/4 of the STCW Convention, with the exception of the practical seagoing service, 2) basic maritime safety regulation. STCW Code section A-VI/1, section 2.1.1.1, 3) fire-fighting ships, see. STCW Code section A-VI/1, paragraph 2.1.1.2, 4) occupational safety/working environment at sea, see. STCW Code section A-VI/1, paragraph 2.1.1.4, 5) first aid regulation. STCW Code A-VI/4, paragraphs 1 to 3, 6) basic tanker operations for oil, chemical and gas tankers, cf. The STCW Convention regulations V/1-1, paragraph 2.2, and regulation V/1-2, paragraph 2.2, 7) certificate of proficiency in engine care and 8) security alert and special security duties in the ships, see. The STCW Convention regulations VI/6, paragraph 4.

Chapter 3 Education organisation § 4. The training is organised with increasing difficulty and complexity through the course.

(2). New national and international knowledge and new methods that are relevant to the ship's assistants, to be integrated into teaching.

(3). Varying teaching methods must support ship assistentens the development of autonomy and interpersonal skills and ability to think new thoughts.

(4). The training is organised in multidisciplinary elements that simulates situations and activities, such as shipping Assistant can meet in her professional life.

§ 5. The educational institution is responsible for the implementation of the programme in its entirety, including any zoned for teaching.

Chapter 4 the duration of section 6. Marine Assistant training for individuals with journeymen letter is rated at 0.25 student FTE, equivalent to 15 ECTS credits.

Chapter 5 section 7 Access. The educational institution for the training of ship builders Assistant recorder and ensures that they meet the entry requirements.

(2). Of course admitted applicants who have completed initial vocational training or apprenticeship, see. Annex 1. Access to training as a naval Assistant assumes that the applicant is in possession of a valid health certificate for 1) seafarers and fishermen without restrictions and 2) are likely to the lookout.

Chapter 6 academic regulations, section 8. The educational institution shall lay down in a academic regulations, rules and guidance for the planning and implementation of training courses. The curriculum must contain a description of the manner in which the educational institution in the Organization of the training meets the requirements laid down in Chapter 3 of this notice, the content specified in annex 2 and with the requirements of the STCW Convention.

(2). In the curriculum also lays down detailed rules for 1) education goals, 2) education structure and organisation, including modules and ECTS credits, 3) education and forms of cooperation, 4) cooperation with business and other educational institutions, 5) curricula, 6) exams and assessment forms used, 7) Studio activity, 8) merit, 9) leave and 10) exemption.

(3). It must be reflected in the curriculum, that institution may grant derogations from the rules in the curriculum, there only is provided by the institution itself.

(4). Curriculum and significant amendments thereto are assumed to be prepared with a collection of inspiration of industry parties.

§ 9. Academic regulations and significant amendments thereto shall enter into force at the beginning of a semester.

(2). Academic regulations and significant changes therein shall include transitional rules.

(3). Applicable curricula must be available on the institution's website and documented in the educational institution's quality management system.

Chapter 7 Graduation and diplomas paragraph 10. Exams and assessments are processed in accordance with the applicable notice of exam and testing organisation and assessment of participants at the maritime education and training (exam notice).

(2). The educational institution shall issue the diploma when the student has completed the training for the ship Assistant, including passed the final tests.

§ 11. After completed the marine Assistant training with satisfactory result issuing school evidence.

(2). When the complete training is carried out, can the seafarer at the educational institution get issued a certificate, referred to in article 6. applicable executive order on qualification requirements for seafarers and on seafarers ' certificates.

Chapter 8 of the trainer's qualifications section 12. Trainers must overall have a skill level that is higher than the output level of the training. By skill level in addition to pedagogical competence means proven theoretical, technical and professionsmæssig powers.

(2). New teachers must be within the first 3 YearHired implement relevant educational adult educator training equivalent to 30 ECTS credits, which can be achieved by a combination of theoretical teaching and follow-up on its own educational institution.

Chapter 9 Other rules § 13. Educational institutions ' decisions under this Ordinance may be brought before the Agency for higher education and Training in support of the decision as regards the meaning. applicable notice of complaints within the law on maritime education and training. The complaint shall be submitted to the educational institution, which shall forward the complaint to the Agency for higher education and training aid accompanied by an opinion. The educational institution shall give the complainant the opportunity to, within a period of not less than 1 week to comment on the opinion. Any comment from the complainant must submit to the Agency for higher education and training aid.
(2). The deadline for filing a complaint in accordance with paragraph 1 is 2 weeks from the day the decision is communicated to the complainant.

(3). The National Board of higher education and training aid decisions cannot be challenged before the higher administrative authority.

§ 14. Agency for higher education and training aid may allow derogation by Decree as part of trials. At the same time lays down the duration of the experiment and the reporting form.

(2). Agency for higher education and training aid may dispense with notice, when it is justified by special circumstances.

Chapter 10-entry into force and transitional provisions § 15. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. January 2013.

(2). Students who have started a training before the 31. December 2012, can complete training in accordance with the existing rules.

(3). The educational institution shall organise the necessary transitional arrangements for students as referred to in paragraph 2 who want to end the training in accordance with the provisions of this Ordinance.

Agency for higher education and training aid, the 17. December 2012 Inge Mærkedahl/Sune Rahn



Annex 1 upper secondary education

The following craft courses provide direct access to the AVP course for persons with journeymen letter: 1) Industrial teknikeruddannelsen



2) Værktøjsmager training



3) Shipbuilding training



4) Wrought training



5) Auto-and autoelektrouddannelsen



6) Truck mechanic training



7) Construction and agricultural maskinuddannelsen



8) precision mechanic with training



9) ship fitter training



10) farrier education



11) Bodywork wrought training



12) Kølemontør training



13) boatbuilder/skibstømrer training



14) plumbing Installer Training Courses, where access to the AVP course for persons with journeymen letter requires implemented after training: 1) Electrician training – 3 month workshop school



2) maritime trades – 3 month workshop school



3) Forms training – 3 month workshop school



4) bicycle and motorcycle mechanic degree programme – welding and turning courses



5) Data and communication training – 6 months workshop school



6) electronic and low voltage training – welding and turning courses



7) Automation and process training – welding course



8) aircraft mechanic training – welding course



9) Metal wrought training – welding course



Annex 2 description of the contents of the training to the AVP for persons with journeymen letter

MACHINE and electricity-LEARN and MAINTAIN (3.5 ECTS-points) Fagemne: machine-, el-learn and machine maintenance

The craftsman must through theoretical and practical training to achieve knowledge of diesel engines and auxiliary machinery, which is necessary in order to participate in and do work in the machine on board a vessel subject to the necessary guarantees. The student must meet the requirements of ElectroTechnical Rating (ETR), see. Chapter III/7 of the STCW Convention.

Sample requirements: Internal test and competence test in engine care, see. applicable qualification requirements

Key themes: 1. Terminology terminology in connection with repair and maintenance work on the engines and auxiliary machinery, including electric plants.

2. Diesel engines – diesel engine operating time, main parts and systems (fuel oil, lubricating oil, cooling water and starting air system), provisioning, starting and stopping of the diesel engine, taking care of the engine during operation and operating time specific inspection, assessment of which master inspection necessary to carry out at the disruption.

3. Electrical work – hand tools used for electrical installation, proper execution of an electrical Assembly, principles for the proper use of materials and components in connection with electrical work, safety of electrical work.

Fagemne: Maintenance

The craftsman must obtain theoretical and practical teaching skills, so he or she can participate in the execution of common maintenance work with the proper tools and resources, in compliance with the applicable health and safety requirements.

Sample requirements: Internal test

Key themes: 1. Management of risks by the use of cleaning agents and solvents – personal security by cleaning and repainting, ambient security, meaning of symbols, R-and S-phrases as well as code numbers, measures as applicable safety and health requirements are complied with, the pre-treatment work by painting tasks, measures from tank cleaning for the prevention of pollution of the marine environment.

2. Cleaning, painting and sandblasting-basic principles for the maintenance and cleaning of tanks, boilers, centrifuges, and stripping of equipment, etc.., high pressure cleaning, sandsvirpning, use of electric and pneumatic tools.

3. Repair and lubrication-lubricating system on board, the importance of proper lubrication, using lubrication schedule, overhaul and repair of pumps, deck machinery, auxiliary machinery and tools, help with repair and supervision of spreadere and cranes.

GUARD SERVICE, SEAMANSHIP, AS WELL AS LEGISLATION (5.5 ECTS-points) Fagemne: practical seamanship

The craftsman must acquire the necessary skills through teaching, so that person without job descriptions and drawings can carry out practical work on board with ropes and tie-down equipment as well as less transport tasks with different crane types.

Sample requirements: Internal test

Key themes: 1. Handling crane and lifting gear – theoretical and practical tasks in crane operation and components grejs lifting capacity, the importance of handling symbols and container marking, lifting gear and taljers use and scrap reasons, use of cranes for lifting oil hoses and mounting of these on the manifold.

2. Handling of transport process – management of transport process by hand signals and radio routing, use of cranes for transporting different smaller loads in compliance with all safety rules.

3. Knots, connectors and splices-the pros and cons of the various knots and ' application, øjesplejsninger in treslået and braided ropes, briefing on wire splejs, use of waist, pilot ladder and boatswain Chair by among other things-and stripping.

4. Securing work – tie-down works of various topics on trailer covered, including afsprodse charging with airbags.

5. Anchoring and mooring-handling of work processes and, in particular, the safety of anchoring and mooring work.

Fagemne: Guard services, regulations for and ship technique

The craftsman must through teaching gain knowledge of basic principles and applicable requirements for watchkeeping on board ships. In addition, the craftsman was able to meet the STCW Convention regulations II/4 within the first sail period. Finally, the craftsman through the basic teaching of marine engineering acquire theoretical and practical knowledge of ship-building, furnishings and equipment.

Sample requirements: Internal test as well as theoretical training to keeping proof

Key themes: 1. Guard hold-notice of watchkeeping on ships as well as rules regarding. previously, participation in on-call arrangements, rorkommandoer in Danish and English.

2. Regulations for – the international regulations for distress alerts, dagsignaler, navigation lights, give way rules as well as commonly used signal flags.

3. Sea charts and compass – Søkortets building, including knowledge of the international maritime markup, use of compass in degrees as well as relative bearings.

4. Ship building – different ship types common building, furnishings and equipment, including the use of appropriate terminology.

5. Central begreberinden in ship engineering — briefing on gravity, buoyancy, draught, stability as well as the factors that affect this.

Fagemne: Social and labour law

The craftsman should obtain knowledge of the maritime legislation of social engagement and udmønstring, so they are prepared for the special terms that apply on a ship.

Sample requirements: Internal test key themes:



1. Application – information on the preparation of applications for hire as well as what documents are necessary for udmønstring, completion of the hire contract.

2. Seamen's – seamen's, including conditions of employment, as well as the seaman's duties and rights.

Safety, health and working environment (6 ECTS credits) Fagemne: maritime safety and maritime security preparedness

The craftsman must through theoretical and practical teaching skills in the field of maritime safety, as well as achieve rescue products use and maintenance which is required to be included in the backup crew on a ship.

Sample requirements: Internal test and competence test in the operation of the rescue boats, fleets and man-over-board boats, see. applicable qualification requirements. Proficiency can only be issued after the acquisition of sufficient seagoing service, see. applicable executive order on qualification requirements for seafarers and fishermen, as well as on seafarers ' certificates.

Key themes: 1. Basic maritime safety and life-saving appliances – the prevention of various types of hazards and disaster, stay in cold water as well as treatment of cold injured persons, requirement for and use of life-saving appliances and their equipment, the use of personal life-saving appliances and helicopter harness.

2. Communication, preparedness, alert and evacuation – control of evacuation systems in connection with rafts and boats, the proper use of nødkommunikations equipment and distress alerts, correct behaviour in relation to the muster rolls, alarm signals and evacuation plans.
3. Sea rescue using rafts and – both – the deliberate release, sailing and picking up of the lifeboat and nedfirbar fleet in compliance with all safety regulations, straightening of the capsized raft søredningstjenestens organisation as well as helicopter rescue operation.

4. Maritime security alert – security plan and security preparedness, risks and precautions, see. applicable qualification requirements, knowledge of conditions during the capture and after effects.

5. Maintenance of life-saving appliances – inspection of motor redningsbåde and maintenance of life-saving appliances.

Fagemne: Health Lessons

The craftsman must acquire the necessary skills through teaching in order to be able to provide first aid in the event of accidents and sudden illnesses. In addition, the craftsman have knowledge of general health conditions, specifically related to the shipping industry.

Sample requirements: Danish first aid Council course at the intermediate level as well as internal test of maritime first aid

Key themes: 1. Sailing in the heat – characteristics when operating in heating, hints for stays in heating, prevention against heat, first aid for overheated person, acclimatization.

2. Navigation in the cold – wrapping of cold injured person, prevention against cold symptoms of cold exposure, first aid at moderate during cooling.

3. Sexually transmitted diseases – mode of transmission, symptoms, treatment, prevention.

4. use of intoxicants-symptoms of alcohol-and pillemisbrug, first aid by alcohol and pillemisbrug.

5. Personal hygiene and hygiene-the purpose of personal hygiene, the purpose of the General cleaning on board the ship, examples of diseases that can be caused by lack of hygiene.

6. The maritime health system – organization and players, alerting procedure for Radio Medical.

Fagemne: Fire-Fighting Measures

The craftsman must through teaching gain insights into the prevention and control of fire. The craftsman must obtain understanding for the establishment of fire protection in connection with maintenance work and must be able to demonstrate responsible behavior by use of a naked flame and flammable substances. Finally, the craftsman can make use of portable fire extinguishers, have knowledge of firefighting equipment on ships as well as achieve understanding for ship fire rolls.

Sample requirements: completed course in fire-fighting of ships, see. applicable qualification requirements

Key themes: 1. fire prevention and fire fighting of ships-portable fire extinguishers suitable for extinguishing class A, B, C, D and E fires and their risks, warning and fire-fighting systems on ships.

2. Precautions, fire protection and fire scrolls-precautions for detection of fire, accident avoidance behaviour at fire area, fire protection in connection with maintenance work, the purpose of the brand rolls and guidelines for the Organization of fire maneuvers.

Fagemne: work safety/working environment

The craftsman must achieve understanding through teaching for ship General safety and environmental conditions. In addition, the craftsman achieve understanding of the use of personal protective equipment and their correct application.

Sample requirements: Internal test

Key themes: 1. Working Environment – applicable rules for the working environment in merchant ships, rules on commercial ships ' security organization.

2. Personal protective equipment – proper use in the context of work and traffic on board ships.

3. Dangerous goods – labelling of substances that pose a health and safety risk, the identification and description of the labelling and safety proper behaviour around hazardous goods.

Fagemne: basic tanker course

The craftsman must acquire the necessary skills through teaching concerning the safety and health risks associated with cargo handling on board tankers in order to be able to participate in the execution of the work on board, in compliance with the applicable regulations in the field of health.

Sample requirements: completed basic tanker course, see. applicable qualification requirements