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Course code: BVS-004
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 380,-

Presentation

This training course provides a general introduction to the corrosion process, the protective coating used to prevent corrosion, the coating process and coating inspection.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Know the different types of corrosion and their causes.

Understand the corrosion phenomenon and the threat it represents to the structural integrity.

Know the protective coating systems used in shipbuilding.

Be familiar with the constituents, structure and curing prerequisites of the protective coating systems.

Understand the different phases of the coating process and the requirements for successful coating application.

Be familiar with coating inspection procedures and the requirements of the IMO PSPC.

Recognise the different forms of coating failure.

Program

Module 1 - Introduction to Corrosion and Protective Coatings

Corrosion definition

Causes of corrosion

Different forms of corrosion

Corrosion rate

Protective coating systems

Paint coating components

Types of coatings

Technical data sheets

Coating cure

Module 2 - Coating Process and Inspection

Coating process scheme

Surface preparation

Cleaning techniques

Surface preparation

Paint application

Coating durability requirements

Coating inspection

Coating system documentation

Coating inspector qualifications

Inspection procedures and plan

Coating defects

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded the following qualifications:

Certificate of Corrosion and Coating awarded by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Corrosion and Coating, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, is obtained after completing the course and passing the qualification examination.

Course code: BVS-038
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 200,-

Presentation

 

This training course is about what an effective cyber security risk management should be. Its goal is not to address too many technical questions as the best technical expertise in the world won’t guarantee zero cyber risk. The course aims at providing your Company with a real battle plan: know the assets, know the enemies, organize accordingly and train the effectives. Although this will not be enough to avoid a cyber incident, the severity of the consequences of a cyber incident will depend on the company’s preparedness and ability to manage it.

 

Who the course is for?

 

The course ISM Code and Cyber Risk Management is aimed at anyone interested in understanding how an effective cyber security risk management should be. This may include Top Management of Shipping Companies, Ship Managers, Technical Superintendents, Ship Masters, Officers and Seafarers; Offshore Units Operators and Technical Staff, Shipyards Technical Staff; Surveyors; P&I and/or Insurance Inspectors; etc.

 

Objectives

 

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Know what cyber security is, the main threats and their consequences.

Understand how to consider the cyber risks in the Safety Management System and how the ISM Code translated into cyber security.

Know the 12 cybersecurity commandments that will help implementing an efficient cyber risk management system.

Course code: BVS-037
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: EUR 100,-

Presentation

This training course provides general information about cybersecurity in the Maritime Industry. It describes the main cybersecurity issues regarding the use of computer-based equipment in the professional environment and proposes ways to protect oneself from hackers.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand that we are living in a digital ultra-connected world;

Know about main cyberattacks and ways to keep protected from them;

Enforce main cybersecurity rules on ships;

Understand Internet best practices and implement them;

Be cautious when using social networks.

Program

Digital revolution

o Digitalization transforms the world, your environment, your work on ships

o You are connected = you are vulnerable

o Internet is NOT a lawless zone

Cyberattacks on board and on a daily basis

o What is ransomware, and how to react to it

o How to use antivirus

o How to care about and protect data

o Why updates are necessary

o Why be cautious with unknown Wi-Fi networks

E-mail (professional and personal) best practices

o How to recognize corrupted e-mails from legit ones

o Think before you click

o How to react to the detection of a suspicious e-mail

Passwords

o How to protect them, how to generate them

Social networks

o Have you become a “like” addict

o Protect your e-reputation

o Protect your Company e-reputation

Your digital environment on board

o Your ship is like a connected factory

o How to react in case of a potential cybersecurity breach/incident

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of Cybersecurity Awareness in Maritime Environment, issued by Bureau Veritas

Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Cybersecurity Awareness in Maritime Environment is obtained after completing the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-035
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 4 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 280,-

Presentation

This training course composed of 2 modules provides an overview of the requirements of the Ballast Water Management International Convention and the technical aspects related to the ballast water treatment equipment.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand the background of the Ballast Water Management Convention, its structure and the most important regulations

Know the difference between the ballast water exchange and the performance standards

Understand the role of all stakeholders and actors

Be familiar with the approval, inspections, commissioning and tests of Ballast Water

Management systems

Understand the survey and certification requirements

Be familiar with the different technologies used and the installation requirements

Program

Module 1 – BWM Regulatory Aspects

Background

The Ballast Water Management Convention

Duties of the main stakeholders 

Ballast Water Management Standards

USCG Position 

Module 2 – BWM Technical Aspects

BWM Surveys

International Ballast Water Management Certificate

BWM System Approval

Sampling

Ballast water treatment systems technologies

Ballast water treatment systems installation

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of Ballast Water Management, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Ballast Water Management is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test. 

Course code: BVS-030
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 380,-

Presentation

This training course describes the various elements of the ship's structure, the loads acting on the structure and the required strength of the ship's structure to sustain such loads.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Know the typical structural arrangements of different ship types. Understand stiffened panels as the fundamental structural units in ship structures and know the different framing systems used in ship construction

Know the different types of loads acting on the ship's structure and understand the static sea pressure and the wave induced dynamic sea pressure. Understand the concept of net loading on the ship's structure, shear forces and bending moments. Get familiar with fatigue loads

Understand the stresses on ship's structure including longitudinal stresses on hull girder, stresses on primary supporting structure and local stresses and the strength of the ships structure. Get familiar with fatigue strength and understand the corrosion and the net scantling approach.

Program

Module 1 – Elements of Ship Structure

Main ship types

Materials used in shipbuilding

Structural elements: Plating, profiles, stiffened panels, midship section, web frame

Framing systems: Longitudinal framing, mixed framing, transverse framing

Breakdown of ship structures: Double bottom, side shell, deck, bulkheads, engine room structure, peak tanks

Module 2 – Loads on Ship Structure

Classification of loads acting on ship structure

Static and dynamic loads

Sea pressure

Internal loads

Net load on structure

Bending moment and shear force

Alternate loading condition

Module 3 – Strength of Ship Structure

Ship structural strength

Stress classification

Spreading of loads through the ships structure

Hull girder strength

Strength of primary structure

Finite element modelling analysis

Strength of plates and stiffeners: Stress check, section modulus, buckling strength

Fatigue strength

Corrosion of ship's structure, consequences of general corrosion

Net scantling approach

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of Ship's Structure Fundamentals, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Ship's Structure Fundamentals is obtained after completing the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-036
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: EUR 200,-

Presentation

This training course is based on the Convention on the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea - 1972, (COLREG 72), which aims at determining the signalling system requirements for safe navigation.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to: Get familiar with steering and sailing rules. Understand the meaning and the positioning of navigation lights. Know the requirements of the Convention concerning lights, shapes and sound signals.

Program

Application and responsibilities

Definitions

Steering and sailing rules

o Conduct of the vessel in any conditions of visibility

o Conduct of the vessel in sight of one another

o Conduct of the vessel in restricted visibility

Lights and shapes

o Technical specification of lights

o Technical specification of shapes

o Definitions

o Visibility of lights

o Applicability: power-driven vessels, towing and pushing, sailing vessels, fishing vessels, vessels not under command, vessels restricted in their ability to manoeuvre, vessels constrained by their draught, anchored vessels and vessels aground

Sound and light signals

o Whistle

o Bell

o Gong

o Vessel equipment for sound signals

o Manoeuvring and warning signals

o Sound signals in restricted visibility

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded the following qualifications:

Certificate of COLREG awarded by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of COLREG, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, is obtained after completing the course and passing the qualification examination.

Course code: BVS-002
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: EUR 200,-

Presentation 

This training course provides a general overview of the requirements of the AFS Convention and the anti-fouling systems used for new constructions and during ships operational life.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to: 

Understand the aim of the anti-fouling systems and their impact on the environment. 

Know the requirements of the AFS Convention. 

Be familiar with the applicable documentation and related certificates. 

Program 

What is fouling and how do anti-fouling systems work 

Influence on the environment 

Composition of anti-fouling systems 

The AFS Convention and regulations 

Applicability of AFS Convention for new and existing ships 

Regulation (EC) No. 782/2003 

Survey and certification 

o Types of surveys 

o Scope of Initial surveys for new and existing ships 

o Other surveys 

o Certificate issuance 

o The validity of the IAFS Certificate 

o Type approval certificates

Certificate 

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded the following qualifications:

Certificate of Anti-Fouling Systems awarded by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Anti-Fouling Systems, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, is obtained after completing the course and passing the qualification examination.

Course code: BVS-016
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: EUR 200,-

Presentation

This training course provides a general overview of the MARPOL requirements concerning the protection against oil pollution from machinery spaces.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand the means for control of discharge of oil residues and the requirements for oil filtering equipment and 15 ppm alarm.

Get familiar with the Oil Record Book, SOPEP booklet and the required drills.

Know the details of MARPOL surveys and the certificates to be issued.

Know the most common PSC deficiencies related to MARPOL Annex I.

Program

History of MARPOL Convention

Survey and certification

Sludge tanks

Oil fuel tank protection

Standard discharge connection

Oil filtering equipment: 

o Bilge water waste system

o Oily water separator

o Piping system

o Documentation

Control of discharge of oil

Oil record book

Shipboard oil pollution emergency plan

Scope of the different surveys required

PSC inspection and most common deficiencies

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of MARPOL Oil Pollution from Machinery Spaces, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of MARPOL Oil Pollution from Machinery Spaces is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-003
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 280,-

Presentation 

This training course aims at providing a general description of the different types of lifting appliances that may be found on board ships and offshore units, their main characteristics and operating principles. It provides an introduction to the applicable rules and regulations related to lifting appliances. 

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to: 

Get familiar with the various types of lifting appliances installed on board ships and offshore units. 

Know the regulations, which are relevant for inspection and certification of cargo gear, including international regulations and BV Rules. 

Understand the particularities of lifting appliances and the relevant requirements for the survey of materials and equipment.

Understand the scope of intervention for Cargo Gear in various stages – design, manufacturing and operation, including an overview of control and safety design requirements.

Program

Types of lifting appliances

Definitions

Derrick systems

Cranes

Typical crane types

Applicable Rules and Regulations

International Regulations and National Requirements

Bureau Veritas Rules, additional class notations and recognized standards

Bureau Veritas services

Cargo Gear Register Book

Design, Inspection, testing and surveys at works

Design acceptance criteria

Documents to be submitted

Inspection and testing

Steel wire ropes and fibre ropes

Loose gear

Winches

Survey of fitting on board

Overall tests prior to putting into service: Mandatory tests, overload test, testing at

Manufacturer’s test bench, inspections after testing

Marking

In-service surveys

Periodicity, scope and documentation

Guidelines for a thorough annual examination

Items to be tested: slew bearing, loose gear examination, ropes, hydraulic system

Control and safety devices

Thickness measurements, wear limits and criteria for replacement

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded: 

A Certificate of Cargo Gear and Lifting Appliances, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Cargo Gear and Lifting Appliances is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test. 

Course code: BVS-025
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 200,-

Presentation

This training course aims at providing an overview of the Port State Control background, organisation and procedures. It includes a description of the Port State Control inspection process, the criteria for selection of ships for inspection and the most common detainable deficiencies.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Know the background and organisation of the various Port State Control regimes around the world

Understand the Port State Control procedures, the criteria for selection of ships for inspection and the inspection process

Know the various publications issued regularly by the different Port State Control regimes 

Get familiar with the most common deficiencies which may lead to ship’s detention

Program

PSC background and organisation

Purpose

Regulations

Regional Port State Control organisations

PSC procedures

Relevant instruments

Selection of ships for inspection

Inspection and selection scheme – Scope, priority and frequency of inspection

Paris MOU – New Inspection Regime (NIR) factors

PSC inspection process

Initial inspection

Clear grounds for more detailed inspection

More detailed inspection

Ship detention

Banning of ships

Publication of information

Detainable deficiencies

Examples of detainable deficiencies

Under SOLAS Convention

Under Load Lines Convention

Under MARPOL Convention

Under Chemical and Gas Codes

Under STCW Convention

Under ILO Conventions

Statistics from various PSCs

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded: 

A Certificate of Port State Control, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Port State Control is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-027
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 380,-

Presentation

This training course describes the various components of a shaft line and the different types of shafts and their couplings, the importance of shaft alignment and the various methods utilized for shaft alignment. The course provides also a brief introduction to the vibrations that may affect the shaft lines.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Get familiar and understand the components of a shaft line, know the types of shafts and their couplings, understand the protection required and the shaft line components scantlings and get familiar with the required tests and certification of shaft lines.

Understand the importance of shaft alignment and the factors influencing the alignment, know the different alignment methods currently employed and understand the shaft alignment issues for installations other than the main shafting line.

Understand the different types of vibrations that may affect shaft systems, know the general principles of torsional and axial vibrations and get familiar with the vibration control methods and vibration tests and measurements

Program

Module 1 - Shaft Lines and Propeller

Shaft line components: Shafts, shaft liners, propellers, propeller cap, shaft and intermediate bearings, stern tube, stern tube bushes and seals

Couplings: Flanged couplings, hydraulic couplings, flexible couplings

Design and construction: Propeller shaft key and keyway, shaft materials, couplings materials, coupling bolts, shaft scantlings, shaft monitoring

Inspection and certification: Inspections during construction, material tests, hydrostatic tests, certification, sea trials

Module 2 – Shaft Alignment

Introduction

Alignment calculation

Required information

Factors influencing the alignment: Draught, buoyancy, rigidity of the bearing base, temperature

Alignment methods: Gap and sag method, sighting method, jack-up method, strain gauge method

Alignment verification on board

Shafts for other installations: Alignment techniques, preparation, types of misalignment, alignment methods

Module 3 – Shaft Vibrations

Torsional vibrations

Rules requirements

Vibration damper

Barred speed range

Required documentation

Calculation principles

Axial vibrations

Vibration control and tests

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of Shaft Alignment, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Shaft Alignment is obtained after completing the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-005
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: EUR 200,-

Presentation 

This training course describes the inclining test and lightweight measurement procedures. Inclining test is a test performed on a ship to determine her stability, lightship weight and the coordinates of her centre of gravity. The test is applied to newly constructed ships greater than 24 metres in length, and to ships altered in ways that could affect stability.

Objectives 

On completion of the training, students will be able to: 

Get familiar with the stability of vessels at sea. 

Know the forces involved in the movement of ships. 

Know the types of inclination and equilibrium. 

Understand how and when to perform an inclining test or lightweight check. 

Know the precautions to be taken to perform or witness such tests

Program

Intact stability 

o Introduction to stability and trim 

o Transverse intact stability 

o Characteristics of GM 

o Free surface effect 

o Trim and stability booklet 

Inclining experiment 

o Test description 

o The general condition of the ship 

o Inclining weights 

o Pendulums 

o Means of communication 

o Documentation 

o Inclining test procedures 

o Acceptance and exemptions 

Lightweight measurement 

o Test description 

o Lightweight measurement procedures 

Precautions to be taken to perform or witness these tests

Certificate 

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded the following qualifications:

o Certificate of Inclining Test and Lightweight Measurement awarded by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Inclining Test and Lightweight Measurement, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, is obtained after completing the course and passing the qualification examination. 

Course code: BVS-028
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Price: EUR 200,-

Presentation

This training course provides an overview of the IACS Recommendation 47 – Shipbuilding and Repair Quality Standards.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand the applicability of IACS Recommendation No.47.

Get familiar with materials, welding and non-destructive testing. 

Understand the quality standards for steel ship construction and remedial standards for new buildings. 

Understand the quality standards for repair of ships in operation.

Program

General requirements for new constructions and repair of ships in operation

Qualification of welders, welding procedures and NDT operators

Materials

Equivalency of material grades

Surface conditions and acceptance criteria

Shipbuilding and remedial quality standards for new constructions

o Standard for flanged longitudinals and flanged brackets

o Standard for corrugated bulkheads

o Standard for pillars, brackets and stiffeners

o Standard for hull shape

o Standard for fairness of plating between frames

o Standard for alignment and remedial standard for misalignment

o Standard for butt weld plate edge preparation and remedial standard

o Standard for fillet weld plate edge preparation and remedial standard

o Standard for distance between welds

Repair quality standards for ships in operation

o Standard for welding, groove roughness

o Standard for renewal of plates

o Standard for doublers on plating

o Standard for renewal of internals/stiffeners

o Standard for welding of pitting corrosion

o Standard for welding repair of cracks

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of Shipbuilding and Repair Quality Standards, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Shipbuilding and Repair Quality Standards is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-021
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1,5 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 280,-

Presentation

This training course provides an overview of the Penetrant Testing (PT) method for non-destructive examination of materials and welding, its objectives and principles.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand the basic physical principles of liquid penetrant testing.

Know the testing procedure and the inspection process referred to testing materials and equipment.

Differentiate applications and the acceptance criteria applied.

Get familiar with the purposes of reference materials and/or blocks to ensure the quality of test performance and testing results.Program

Basic principle, capillary effect

Physical properties of the penetrant

Testing procedure

o Pre-cleaning

o Penetrant application

o Excess penetrant removal

o Developer application

o Inspection and recording

o Post-cleaning

Testing materials and equipment

o Penetrants

o Removal methods

o Developers

o Equipment

Applications and acceptance criteria

o Indications

o Test report

Reliability, quality of test performance

o Surface preparation and condition

o Types of penetrant materials and equipment used

o Penetrations and development time

o Viewing conditions

o The temperature of the test surface

o The material tested and flaws expected

o NDT personnel competence

o Safety issues

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of NDT – Penetrant Testing, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of NDT – Penetrant Testing is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-012
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 480,-

Presentation

This training course provides a general introduction to ship machinery, details of diesel engines, a description of piping systems in ship's engine rooms and an overview of marine auxiliary machinery such as pumps, compressors, purifiers, heat exchangers, etc.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Know the different types and arrangements of ship machinery applied for ship propulsion, understand the main parameters of ship machinery and the basic propulsion power transmission principles, and know the conceptual requirements for reliable and safe work of ship propulsion.

Know the main parts of marine diesel engines and understand their functions, get familiar with the most common problems involving engine parts, and understand the basic requirements for the reliable and safe operation of diesel engines.

Know the different types of piping systems in the ships engine room, understand the purpose and the basic arrangement of systems.

Know the different types of auxiliary machinery found on board ships, understand their working principles and the basic requirements for reliable and safe work of auxiliary machinery.

Program

Module 1 – Ship Machinery

Overview of the different propulsion types: Low-speed diesel engine layout, medium-speed diesel engine layout, steam propulsion with HP and LP steam turbines, gas turbines propulsion, diesel-electric propulsion, combined layouts, dual fuel engines, nuclear propulsion plants

Diesel engines outline

High pressure and low-pressure steam turbines 

Gas turbine cycles

Module 2 – Engine Details

Cylinder heads

Cylinder liners

Pistons

Crosshead and connecting rods

Bearings

Crankshaft

Engine casing

Turbocharger

Module 3 – Engine Room Systems

Seawater system

Freshwater system

Fuel oil system

Lubricating oil system

Compressed air system

Exhaust system

Module 4 – Marine Auxiliary Machinery

Pumps: Centrifugal pumps, positive displacement pumps, reciprocating pumps

Separators

Heat exchangers

Air compressors and air receivers

Steering gear

Reduction gears

Shaft generator

Thrust bearing

Controllable pitch propeller

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of Marine Engineering Fundamentals, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Marine Engineering Fundamentals is obtained after completing the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-024
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 380,-

Presentation

This training course composed of 4 modules provides an overview of the Polar Code. It includes a general presentation of the Polar Code, the certification process, the safety requirements and the environmental protection requirements.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand the main sources of hazards associated with the operations in polar waters and be familiar with the general principles, structure and philosophy of the Polar Code.

Know the main steps of the certification process, the operational assessment methodologies used to establish the operational limitations in ice operations, the requirements and contents of the Polar Water Operational Manual, and the survey and certification requirements.

Have a general understanding of the safety requirements concerning ship’s design and construction, machinery installations, safety equipment and fire protection, safety of navigation and communication equipment.

Get familiar with the requirements for operations in polar waters and training of crew.

Understand the Polar Code requirements for protection against oil pollution, NLS pollution, sewage pollution and garbage disposal.

Program

Module 1 – The Code

Introduction

Regulatory framework

The Polar Code

Module 2 – Certification Process

Certification overview

Operational assessment

Polar Water Operational Manual

Surveys and Certification

Polaris

BV Rules 

Module 3 – Safety Requirements

What does the Polar Code mean for safety?

Design and Construction

Equipment

Fire protection

Life-saving appliances

Operations and manning 

Module 4 – Environmental protection

How the Polar Code protects the environment?

Pollution prevention

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded: 

A Certificate of Polar Code, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Polar Code is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-001
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 2 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 280,-

Presentation 

This training course provides general information about welding of aluminium structures. It contains an introduction to aluminium properties and describe the main issues regarding weldability of aluminium and its alloys. 

Objectives 

On completion of the training, students will be able to: 

Know the properties of aluminium and its alloys comparing to steel 

Understand the issues regarding weldability of aluminium alloys 

Recognize the main problems that can arise during design and production of aluminium ship’s structures 

Know the suitable welding processes for joining of aluminium ship hull 

Understand the application of bimetallic joints. 

Program 

Properties of aluminium alloys 

o Specific properties 

o Heat treatable and non-heat treatable aluminium alloys 

o Marine aluminium alloys 

o Designation of aluminium alloys 

Weldability of aluminium 

o Characteristics of aluminium referring to welding 

o Main issues: gas porosity, oxide inclusions and lack of fusion, hot cracking, reduced 

strength in the weld and heat affected zone, distortion 

o Choice of filler material 

Welding processes for aluminium 

o MIG aluminium welding 

o TIG aluminium welding 

o Typical defects in aluminium welding 

Joining of steel and aluminium in shipbuilding 

o Bimetallic strip for transition joints 

Preparation and design of welds 

o Guidelines for aluminium joint design 

o Examples of joints 

o Application of backing 

o Defects caused by poor preparation 

o Recommendations for aluminium welding

Certificate 

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded the following qualifications:

Certificate of Aluminium Welding awarded by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of Aluminium Welding, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore, is obtained after completing the course and passing the qualification examination. 

Course code: BVS-020
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1,5 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 280,-

Presentation

This training course provides an overview of the Magnetic Particles Testing (MT) method for non-destructive examination of materials and welding, its objectives and principles.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand the basic physical principles of magnetic particle testing.

Know the testing procedure and the inspection process referred to testing materials and equipment.

Differentiate applications and the acceptance criteria applied.

Get familiar with the purpose of reference materials and/or blocks to ensure the quality of test performance and testing results.

Program

Basic principle

Testing procedure

o Surface preparation

o Magnetization

o Applying detection media

o Inspection and recording

o De-magnetization

o Post-cleaning

Testing materials and equipment

o Detection media–dry and wet magnetic particles

o Equipment for magnetization

o AC/DC

Applications and acceptance criteria

o Scope

o Indications

o Acceptance criteria

o Test report

Reliability, quality of test performance

o Verification of magnetization

o Viewing conditions

o Detection media

o Magnetic flux indicators

o NDT personnel competence

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of NDT – Magnetic Particles Testing, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of NDT – Magnetic Particles Testing is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-022
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 1,5 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 280,-

Presentation

This training course provides an overview of the Radiographic Testing (RT) method for non-destructive examination of materials and welding, its objectives and principles.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Understand the basic physical principles of radiographic testing.

Know the testing procedure and the inspection process referred to the equipment and films used.

Differentiate applications and the acceptance criteria applied.

Get familiar with the purpose of reference accessories to ensure the image quality and the quality of test performance in general.

Program

History

Basic principle

o Radiation

o Films

o Radiographic image quality

Equipment and testing materials

o Radiation sources

o Film systems

o Image quality indicators

o Film viewing equipment

Testing procedure

o Selection of testing parameters

o Test arrangements

o Film processing

o Film evaluation

Applications and acceptance criteria

o Scope

o Weld inspection

o Indications

o Acceptance criteria

o Test report

Reliability, quality of test results

o Test performance

o Film viewing

o Film examination

o NDT personnel competence

o Safety aspects

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of NDT – Radiographic Testing, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of NDT – Radiographic Testing is obtained after completion of the course and passing the online test.

Course code: BVS-031
Course type: E-learning course
Duration: 5 hours
Language: English
Price: EUR 580,-

Presentation

This training course covers the requirements of SOLAS Convention concerning the safety equipment of cargo ships. It includes the documentation required on board, life-saving appliances, firefighting equipment, the safety of navigation, safety equipment in general and additional requirements for tankers.

Objectives

On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Know the documentation required to be available on board and understand the requirements of the STCW Convention for safe manning crew members. 

Understand the requirements concerning personal life-saving appliances, survival crafts, rescue boats, and launching and recovery arrangements.

Understand the requirements for fire protection, fire detection and fire extinguishing systems, and get familiar with the specific requirements for the carriage of dangerous goods.

Know what are the navigational equipment and appliances required to ensure the safety of navigation and get familiar with other safety equipment required on board.

Understand the additional requirements applicable for tankers and get familiar with inert gas systems

Program

Module 1 – Documentation on Board

Module 2 – Life-Saving Appliances

Module 3 – Fire Fighting Equipment

Module 4 – Safety of Navigation

Module 5 – Safety in General

Module 6 – Additional Requirements for Tankers

Certificate

On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of SOLAS Safety Equipment, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of SOLAS Safety Equipment is obtained after completing the course and passing the online test.

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