SQLearn blog posts related to maritime training online

Oil tanker training courses

Oil tanker training courses with e-learning

Oil tanker training courses delivered with e-learning from SQLearn’s extensive e-learning library cover many STCW topics. Courses are ABS and Liberia approved. Maritime computer based training (CBT) can be used for seafarers to familiarize themselves or refresh various topics contributing to the improvement of safety culture onboard following STCW guidelines. SQLearn develops flag approved e-learning…

fire prevention and fire fighting onboad

Fire protection and fire fighting onboard ships courses

Fire protection and fire fighting on ships online courses that aim to raise awareness for fire incidents onboard ships. In 2020, according to Allianz, there was an approximate average of one fire every two weeks onboard ships, while fire/explosion remained the third most common cause of ship total losses (11%) over the past decade. Any outbreak of fire on board a ship poses a significant risk to the safety of the vessel and to everyone on board. The following courses are based on guidelines provided by the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), STCW and IMO model courses.

What is STCW?

What is STCW? Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers

What is STCW? STCW stands for Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers. From a legal aspect, STCW is an International Convention adopted in 1978 by Conference at the International Maritime Organization (IMO) in London. Subsequently, it has been oftentimes revised, with the most significant amendments taking place in 1995 and 2010.

Ηow are seafarers faring in an age of mental wellbeing

All at sea: how are seafarers faring in an age of mental wellbeing?

Having been overlooked and considered taboo for many years, the issue of mental health is steadily emerging. Unfortunately, one such example is the maritime industry. Despite the burden of long stretches at sea, and the obvious impact this has on a seafarer’s mental wellbeing, the issue of mental health has not been a particular focus. And with continuing Covid-19 restrictions, the issue is more pressing than ever before.

Virtual Reality e-Learning

SQLearn develops innovative technologies to simulate real situations

Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality applications are changing the field of maritime training as they can simulate a real event. SQLearn, one of the greatest e-learning providers in shipping, invests in these technologies including block chain for certificates validation.
Dr. Antonis Frigas, General Manager of SQLearn, explains the company’s new IT solutions in all areas of maritime training and describes the company’s Research & Development activities that aim at disrupting the field of maritime e-learning.