Junior Officer Training Course (JOTC)


Course Description

The course is designed to upgrade and standardize the quality of Marine Deck Officers at the operational level to ensure the safe and efficient operation of ships. Upon completion of the course participants will be able to :

1. Prepare a safe and efficient voyage plan

2. Apply the principles in keeping a safe & efficient navigation watch

3. Be constantly aware of risks associated within the work environment and its necessary mitigating factors

4. Understand the relevance of each international maritime regulation and codes to safety and security of ships

5. Know the immediate measures to be taken in cases of injury or health problems among the crew

6. Know the safe launching procedure of a free-fall lifeboat and of davit launch lifeboat

7. Know the preparation and accommodating Port State Control and Vetting inspections

8. Understand the purpose and application of various regulations and industry standards on cargo handling including ballast water management and operation

9. Know the business and trade behind the shipping industry

Course Duration Six (6) Days
Course Fee FREE for JSU/AMOSUP IMMAJ Seafarers
Intended For Deck Officers and Ratings

Training Provider


Magsaysay Training Center

6th Floor, Times Plaza Building, United Nations Ave. cor. Taft Ave., Ermita, Manila

Training Calendar
12 Sessions (2020 Schedules)

  • 13-18 January
  • 17-22 February
  • 16-21 March
  • 20-25 April
  • 11-16 May
  • 15-20 June
  • 06-11 July
  • 03-08 August
  • 07-12 September
  • 12-17 October
  • 16-21 November
  • 07-12 December

Last Updated (Monday, 02 March 2020 07:40)