TRAINING

We ensure that our crew prior to deployment, are properly trained and certificated in accordance with STCW requirements.

We endorse them to accredited maritime training institutions to fulfill their various STCW training requirements.

IN HOUSE TRAINING PROGRAM

Established in December 1992, the program's main objective is to supplement, upgrade and refresh the knowledge and skills of the existing deck/engine officers and crew. The program offers courses/seminars that are included in various recommendations and resolutions of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) on the subject of training.

TRAINING FACILITIES

To implement the courses, the In-House Program provides a reasonable space as training room adjacent to the main office of Blue Manila, Inc., as the main venue. It is equipped with study desks and chairs that can accommodate eighteen (20-30) participants per class, a whiteboard, a multimedia projector, a television set, reference materials such as books, videos and computer units for the conduct of Seagull’s Computer Based Training modules as well as for Crew Evaluation System (CES) test.

It is the company's policy to encourage its own pool of crewmembers to avail of the In-House Training Program which is provided to them free or charge.

We conduct regularly the following In-House training courses to our crew:

  1. Anti-Piracy Awareness Seminar
  2. Cultural Awareness Seminar
  3. Health and Safety Awareness
  4. ISM Familiarization
  5. Marpol Refresher Course
  6. Personal Injury Prevention
  7. Security Awareness
  8. Conversational English
  9. Ergonomics

Our pool of Instructors consist of licensed and experienced Deck Officers/ member of the Academe, licensed and practicing Doctor of Medicine, certified Safety and Security Trainors.

TRAINING SPONSORSHIP

Is offered to qualified and deserving candidates through full or partial subsidies from our principals or assistance from our office either in the form of cash advance or sponsorship.

For four (4) consecutive anniversary celebrations , Blue Manila, Inc. raffled off among our crew, Anniversary Training Gift Certificates as a way of thanking our loyal and well deserving crew.

These certificates can be used by crew to claim for free training at accredited Training Centers inorder to fulfill their training requirements under the STCW 2010 amendments.