The VTS Operator Basic Training course is intended for seafarerswith the minimum qualification Watchkeeping Officer or equivalent.If participants do not fulfill the prerequisites, we can arrange thenecessary training for them. The course comprises six modules, whichare Language, Traffic Management, Equipment, Communication coordination,Personal Attributes and Emergency situations.
Each of the modules deals with a specific subject representing arequirement or function of a VTS Operator, followed by simulatedexercises intended to represent events and incidents likely to beexperienced in a VTS centre. The course fulfills the IALA VTS trainingrequirements.
On successful completion:• participants will have sufficient knowledge and competence toproceed to an on-the-job training (OJT) in a VTS Centre.• participants can work as VTS operators, given that local requirementsand the OJT training is completed.
VTS Basic Course