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MLC Vessel Preparation & Audit


Carry out company and ship verification and certification as mandated by the ISM (International Safety Management) code, the ISPS (International Ship and Port Facility Security) code, and the Maritime Labour Convention (MLC). 

This course will help participant perform a large percentage of the Code and Convention approval and certification tasks.


To provide guidance & instructions to those involved in MLC implementation and Audit for all day to day operational aspects.
By the end of the course should be fully aware of the new ILO MLC 2006 implementation requirements and be able to prepare your company’s management system and ships accordingly.

Benefits of the Course

this course is present To qualify participants as internal auditors (ISM, ISPS, MLC) enabling them to prepare and conduct internal audits/verifications within their shipping companies in accordance with accepted auditing principles.
Our course provides you with the knowledge and expertise necessary to plan and conduct combined ISM, ISPS and MLC audits and verifications. You will learn about the requirements related to the performance of the internal audits and verifications in an integrated system including those of the ISO 19011.

Who Should Attend

  • Shipping Companies: Designated Persons (ashore);
  • Company Security Officers;
  • Quality Managers;
  • Superintendents;
  • Nautical Officers;
  • Engineers;
  • Practicing cargo agents;
  • Freight forwarders;
  • Cargo Claim officers;
  • Shipping officers;
  • Shipping Industry starters;
  • cargo consolidators.

Course Content

  • Outline of MLC requirements in real life;
  • Vessel Preparation for Inspection/Certification;
  • MLC Auditing Checklists & Documentation;
  • Focus on KEY problem areas and how to ensure proper implementation and audit;
  • PSC key focus items and expectations;
  • Case studies and practical handling in real life;
  • MLC / IMO Regs Conflicting requirements.


Mr. Alexis Martnez:  Master - Ch Mate, Colombia.

Very satisfied with the course content. The support staff is very prompt in addressing any grievances.

Mr. Mahmood SABBIR: Senior Nautical Instructor- Bangladesh.

My understanding of the role of maritime auditor has been further improved after doing this course.”

Mr. Fisher OFAI: Senior Standard and Conformance- Maritime Safety Authority of Fiji.

 I am very satisfied with the course; it suits my expectations and will surely contribute a lot to my Professional growth.”


Is this program available online?

Yes, it’s based on distance learning

In what language is this program taught?

Our courses are conducted in English

What’s the duration of the course?

This course takes 3 months to be completed.

What kind of examination I need to take to pass the course?

To pass this course you need to pass a final test, you are advised to submit it  by the date given on your Study Schedule,

Can I get an extension?

You have the opportunity to extend the length of your course by an extra 1 month at no additional charges.

Who recognized this training?

Our courses are recognized by leading organizations such as IAMSA, NAMS Global, INTERCARGO, and IAMSP.

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