Participants will receive a sound understanding of auditing techniques and processes as well as management of an internal auditing program. Participants will also gain an appreciation for the role and importance of internal auditing programs within the maritime industry as related to Safety Management Systems

Training with impact - Knowledge for use

Focus points

  • Definitions and Objectives
  • Safety Requirements
  • Experience Feedback/ISM Implementation
  • Internal Auditing Requirements
  • Audit Procedure and Tools
  • Audit Conduct and Techniques
  • Typical Problem Areas
  • PSC Detentions/Experience Feedback
  • Questioning Techniques
  • Communication Skills

Obtaining practical knowledge on how to conduct audits, including auditing practices
guidance, preparation, execution and follow-up.

Target group
Internal auditors and managers within shipping and associated companies who are responsible for determining, measuring and monitoring safety performance and any continuous improvement programs.

Individuals seeking interpretation of ISM Code requirements and knowledge of auditing principles.

Senior and junior officers.

Employees at P&I and Hull Clubs conducting external audits of shipping companies

Teaching method
This couse includes a practical role play scenario that will allow participants to practice the skills learned in the course.

Three day/ 09:00 am –17:00 / registration starts at 8:30 am
Includes breakfast, lunch and snacks


David Larimer, Principal Surveyor

September 15,16,17, 2015Houston$1,000 usd - 10% discount for 3 or moreclick here to register

Contact us

DNV GL Maritime Academy North America, Cynthia Ervin by


+1 281 396 1720