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Introduction to the ISM Code

introduction to the ism code


This course will provide you with a detailed and comprehensive insight into all aspects of the ISM Code.

The online course consists of 1 module that must be completed within 6 months. The module consists of text and charts to help you with your learning and 10 multiple choice questions which you are expected to pass by 70%.

On successful completion of the module you will be rewarded with a Certificate in ‘ISM Code’.

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Module includes

  • Introduction
  • Quality Assurance
  • The Audit Process
  • Risk Management
  • Risk Assessments
  • Contingency Planning
  • Requirements from Top Management
  • Remember the ISM Code Philosophy
  • A Final Statement of the Effectiveness of the ISM Code

Meet the Author

Hugh N. McQuaid

Master Mariner
Hugh is a retired ship Master with sixteen years multi-national command experience in oil tankers from 25,000 dwt to VLCCs.

He is a Lloyds registered External Lead Assessor for both ISO 9002 and ISM Code and a registered OCIMF Inspector.

He held four United Kingdom Pilotage Licences by examination.

Hugh has spent some fifteen years running his own business, with experience in inspection and audit management systems.

He is a long term member of the Royal Institute of Navigation and a member of the Chartered Quality Institute.

Supported by:

Keystone Law
Global HR & Payroll Expertise (CESG)
British Marine
PYA - The Professional Yachting Association
Ocean Independence
MYBA - The Worldwide Yachting Association
Marine Society
Lead Yacht Underwriters Limited
IASA - The International Association of Ship Repair Agents