MCA approved HELM O


MCA approved HELM O Course Overview

The MCA approved HELM O course is operational level to the human element, leadership and management course, trainees will gain the knowledge of awareness and understanding of human factors influencing resource management.


Entry Requirements

The MCA approved HELM O course is designed to meet the mandatory requirements for training in the human element, leadership and management at the operational level as outlined in Regulations II and III of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).  This course provides students with the awareness and understanding of the key human factors influencing effective resource management.

By completing this course students will understand and develop tools and practical skills to enhance their maritime resource management capability.  This training is a prerequisite for a first Certificate of Competency (CoC) issued by the MCA meeting the required regulatory standards.

MCA approved HELM O Course Content

On the MCA approved HELM O course, trainees will enhance their maritime resource management capability by studying the following:

  • Cultural and situational awareness
  • Shipboard training, assessing and developing human management
  • Team work
  • Leadership behaviours
  • Situation and risk assessment
  • Managing workload including the operation of the ship to care for individuals on board
  • Resource management techniques.

Course Details

Price£280 (+VAT)
Duration3 days

Key Info

Training TypeClassroom

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Resulting Qualification / Documentation

An MCA approved certificate will be issued.