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Course schedules

Updated 01 SEP 2021 at 10:00 UTC

The training opportunities listed below are available or are planned to take place. This page will be updated as the provision of courses with respect to the COVID-19 restrictions becomes clearer. Confirmed courses will also appear in the IALA calendar.

Course fees

You can find the fees for courses delivered by the Academy where the course programme is described. For courses delivered by others, the course fees are set by the accredited training organisation delivering the course. The availability of spaces on each course may vary with national or regional requirements.

Academy sponsorship may be available for individuals from coastal States in need of assistance to develop their AtoN capacity. If you feel you may be eligible for sponsorship please contact the World-Wide Academy by e-mail at academy@iala-aism.org

Time zones

While residential courses are conducted within business hours of their location, online meetings of distance learning courses delivered by the Academy, are typically conducted approximately within UTC/CET business hours however, some courses are aimed at other time zones. The relevant time zone is indicated for each distance learning course.

The pandemic

Residential courses are currently suspended due to COVID-19. The IALA World-Wide Academy offers training by distance learning in the English language. Some accredited training organisations may offer hybrid training later as the Pandemic is resolved (for instance online learning materials supplemented by online lectures).

AtoN Manager programme

The following courses are currently confirmed, planned or foreseen to take place in the future. For further information or to register interest in any of these courses please e-mail academy@iala-aism.org.

Read more about the AtoN Manager programme

ModulesStart dateLocationDelivered byRegisterLang
Full courseJUL 2021Dist. Learning (UTC) IALA World-Wide AcademyCourse fullEN
Full course13 SEP 2021Dist. Learning (UTC) Corp of Trinity House, UKLimited spacesEN
Full course4 OCT 2021Dist. Learning (UTC) IALA World-Wide AcademyRegister nowEN
Full course3 JAN 2022Dist. Learning (UTC) IALA World-Wide AcademyRegister nowEN
Full courseSEP 2021Brest, FranceENSAM, FranceInvitation onlyFR
Full course2021 TBCCartagena, ColombiaENAP / DIMAR, ColombiaStay tunedES
Full courseTBCChinaChina MSAEN
Full courseTBCKolkata, IndiaDGLL, IndiaEN
Full courseTBCParamaribo, SurinameMaritime Authority of SurinameEN
Full courseTBCCape Town, S-AfricaTransnet, South Africa EN
Full courseTBCPort Klang, MalaysiaMarine Department MalaysiaEN
Full CourseTBCMoroccoMoroccoFR

AtoN Master programme

The following courses are currently confirmed, planned or foreseen to take place in the future. For further information or to register interest in any of these courses please e-mail academy@iala-aism.org

Read more about the AtoN Master programme.

Module(s)Start dateLocationDelivered byRegisterLang
Full course2021 TBCDist. Learning (UTC)IALA World-Wide AcademyEN
Full course2022 TBCHarwich, UKIALA WWA and Trinity House UKEN

Risk Management programme

The following courses are currently confirmed, planned or foreseen to take place in the future. For further information or to register interest in any of these courses please e-mail academy@iala-aism.org

Read more about the Risk Management programme.

Module(s)Start dateLocationDelivered byRegisterLang
M0 IntroSelf studyDist. LearningIALA World-Wide AcademyRegister nowEN
M2 IWRAP13 SEP 2021Dist. Learning (UTC+7) IALA World-Wide AcademyRegister nowEN
M1 SIRA11 OCT 2021Dist. Learning (UTC+7) IALA World-Wide AcademyRegister nowEN
M3 PAWSA1 NOV 2021Dist. Learning (UTC+7) IALA World-Wide AcademyRegister nowEN

Other courses

Upon demand, the Academy delivers a number of shorter courses based on the lectures from the Academy model course programmes. The courses listed below are currently confirmed, planned or foreseen to take place in the future. For further information or to register interest in any of these courses please e-mail academy@iala-aism.org

Read more about these other supplementary courses.

CourseStart dateLocationDelivered byRegisterLang
How to write
procurement
specifications
TBDDist. LearningIALA World-Wide AcademyEN

AtoN Technician training

Marine Aids to Navigation Technician training is offered by a network of accredited training organisations. Each accredited training organisation, in conjunction with the IALA World-Wide Academy, determines its course schedule.

Module(s)Start dateLocationDelivered byRegisterLang
L2 Module 3
Lights and Marine Lanterns
15 NOV 2021Dist. Learning (UTC)HidrovĂ­a & MSM Academyby e-mail
cursosIALA@gba-hidrovia.com.ar

cursosIALA@mesemar.com 
ES

Vessel Traffic Service training

VTS training is conducted by a network of accredited training organisations. Each accredited training organisation publishes its own course schedule and entry requirements and course fees may vary.

Course dates provided by accredited training organisations will appear here.