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IMO Instructor Training - model course 6.09

Train The Trainer

Next Date: Sun, 9th Sep All Dates

Course Outline

This IMO instructor training course is delivered in collaboration with RI Training as a blended course specifically designed to meet the requirements of the IMO model course 6.09.  It will provide the necessary skills, theory and techniques for those wishing to augment their professional experience by becoming competent trainers working within their maritime area of expertise. The course has been designed to implement STCW95: International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers; instructors completing the training should meet the requirement of STCW Regulation 1/6.2.

Content and Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, holders will be proficient in:

  1. Planning and preparing effective teaching and learning instruction
  2. The selection of appropriate methods of instruction and teaching materials
  3. The evaluation of the teaching and learning process

This practical course will build on both the theory and techniques of training including:

  • Competence based training,
  • The roles of the instructor and trainee in Education & Training
  • Communication in the learning process
  • Planning the learning process, including assessing risk
  • The role, types and methods of assessment
  • Evaluation & feedback of the learning process
  • New course design
  • Formal and informal methods
  • Practical work
  • Role play and simulation
  • Power point & Q&A
  • Visuals: handouts, boards, graphs, charts, White board, flip charts, interactive boards
  • Group work
  • E-learning, models , games, internet research
  • Video, film & case study

Learning Mode

The course is classroom based at our training centre in Cowes and assessment is carried out by the successful completion of pre-residential e-learning, a final portfolio of material developed throughout the course as well as assessment of practical sessions.

Length of course: 5.5 days including assessment.

Entry Requirements

Trainee instructors should already have the necessary competence and technical knowledge and be qualified in the task for which training is to be conducted. It is expected that they have basic computer skills and ideally are familiar with the use of PowerPoint or equivalent.


Accommodation can be provided onboard the M/V Sea Trident, moored alongside Red Ensign Training in West Cowes. Offered on a full board basis, cabins with either shared communal washroom or a shared en-suite (subject to availability) at £240 for 6 nights. Please check availability by calling us on 01983 294088 or email us. 

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