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About this course

The aim of the course is to address the requirements of the ISM Code, enabling you to carry out safety audits to ISM systems in a maritime environment. 

What you'll learn

Course sessions include: an introduction to the course; ISM introduction; audit introduction and techniques; workshops covering checklists, ISM scenarios and non-conformity reporting, and corrective action. 

On completion, you should have the knowledge to: 

  • understand the purpose and benefits of internal audit,
  • plan and prepare audits, 
  • understand and use standard audit techniques, 
  • write properly-worded, non-conformity and observational reports, 
  • produce objective and constructive audit reports and summaries, 
  • initiate action to resolve non-conformities and verify satisfactory completion of corrective action. 

This course is delivered at our East Park Terrace campus in Southampton.

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Normal office hours are (UK time):

08.30 - 17.00 Monday to Thursday
08.30 - 16.30 Friday