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26th – 29th September 2022

La Belle Classe Academy by Yacht Club de Monaco and 90North Ice Consulting are now offering polar code training : 

Certification according to STCW 1978 as amended, Polar Code part A-1, chapter 12, regulation 12.3.1, IMO model courses and Swedish Maritime administration’s TFSF 2011:116

IMO Polar Code regulation came into force 1st of January 2017. It regulates all training and certification for officers working in Arctic/Antarctic regions. All SOLAS ships will be affected by this new regulation, and officers must be STCW certified.

Two days of classroom based training for Basic certificate.

Two more days of classroom based training and simulator exercises for Advanced course
(Please note: After Advanced training, You must have 60 days of service in polar waters in previous 5 years to apply for Advanced Certificate of proficiency)
For Advanced training we use navigation simulator exercises thus giving a true life situation in polar ice waters. We are fully approved for VR simulator developed in cooperation with Kongsberg/Morild.

Course outline:
• Winterization and hypothermia
• Preparedness for emergency situations in Polar areas
• Voyage planning/navigation and maneuvering
• Effects of weather and current
• Recognition of ice formations and characteristics
• Icebreaker assistance
• Polar Code and MARPOL
• Regulatory framework
• Ice classes and ship design
• True life situation simulator exercises

Duration : 2 days Basic – 2 days Advanced


Basic: €1,280 
Advanced: €1,320
Basic & Advanced: €2,200