VTS (IALA V103/5) Refresher

Course Code: MX1EC163

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
05/04/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 Days / £1,490Enquire
12/07/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 Days / £1,490Enquire
12/10/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus3 Days / £1,565Enquire

Course Overview

VTS personnel are required to undergo VTS Refresher training every three years. This need to be through either a formal VTS Refresher training course conducted by an MCA accredited VTS training organisation, or an in-house MCA approved course provided by a VTS Authority, with the appropriate resources in order to achieve the refresher training standard.

Our VTS (IALA V103/5) Refresher course provides professional development training to ensure that competence, knowledge and skills of VTS Personnel are updated on a periodic basis. 
Successful completion of this course will lead to the issuance of the MCA approved VTS (IALA V103/5) Refresher Course certificate.

Entry Requirements

This course is available to holders of the VTS (IALA V103/1) Operator Course certificate [providing this is no more than three years old].
Candidates should be current VTS Operators and have an in-date VTS Logbook.

NOTE: Delegates with a gap in their training that exceeds three years will need to complete the full VTS (IALA V103/1) Operator Simulator course.

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

Teaching and Learning Methods

The VTS Refresher course (21 hours) comprises lectures, presentations and workshops and 10 hours of simulation presented over three consecutive days.

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of maritime and nautical courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant vocational and industrial experience and professional practice. .

Tuition Fees

Fees, Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Private delegate - tuition fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking.

All fees are strictly non-refundable except when the College cancels the course.

Company sponsored delegate

  • Companies who hold credit accounts with the College will be invoiced following delivery of the Course
  • New companies are required to pay at the time of booking for their first course; credit facilities may be available on request, following successful credit checks.

Off-Premises and Distance Contracts Only

Please refer to College Terms & Conditions.

Course Transfers

If you are unable to attend your course you may be able to transfer to another available date. All transfer requests must be received in writing by FOSC no later than 5 working days prior to the commencement date of the course. Email cancellations during the weekend period are strictly not acceptable for courses that commence on a Monday or Tuesday. Company delegates that fail to attend on the commencement date of the course and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be invoiced the full course fee. Private delegates that fail to attend and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be charged the full course fee, no course transfer date will be processed and their payment will be lost. All second transfer requests incur a £55.00 administration fee. Delegates who have made multiple transfers (3+) and fail to attend without the required prior notice in writing will be charged a relevant fee at the discretion of FOSC.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: NONE

Regulatory Body:

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