The STCW Code requires that all seafarers should be properly qualified for the position that they hold onboard.. And, instructors, supervisors and assessors are required to be 'appropriately qualified.'…
Like many professions in the maritime sector, maritime education and training is heavily dependent upon former mariners to deliver the skills and knowledge necessary to the next generation of seafarers.
Maritime education and training has seen a progressive shift from further education to higher education in recent years, which has brought about changes in how we teach our maritime professionals, and in the skills and abilities required of maritime lecturers.
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