IALA course calendar

The courses scheduled for 2021 will appear on this page along with relevant practical information related to the registration process and venues.

The following training opportunities are available or are planned to take place in 2021. This page will be updated as the situation with respect to course provision becomes clearer with respect to the COVID-19 restrictions. Confirmed courses will also appear in the IALA calendar.

The course fees are set by each accredited training organisation and the availability of spaces on each course may vary with national or regional requirements.

Sponsorship may be available for 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

Level 1.1 Marine Aids to Navigation Manager

The following courses are planned to take place during 2021. Further information will be added as each course is confirmed.

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 in 2021 (online learning materials supplemented by online lectures).

For further information or to register interest in any of these courses please e-mail academy@iala-aism.org

Accredited Training Organisation Notes Course language
IALA World-Wide Academy

Course will be held by distance learning

Courses commence in January, April, July and October

More information on the distance learning programme can be found here

The registration form can be found here

English
DIMAR and ENAP Colombia

Course will be held in Cartagena, Colombia

Provisional date to be confirmed

Spanish
China Maritime Safety Administration

Course venues to be confirmed

Provisional dates 23 August to 17 September 2021

English
Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships, India

Course will be held in Kolkata, India

Provisional date to be confirmed

English
Maritime Authority of Suriname

Course will be held in Paramaribo, Suriname

Provisional date to be confirmed

English
TRANSNET, South Africa

Course will be held in Cape Town, South Africa

Provisional date to be confirmed

English
France

Course venues to be confirmed

Provisional date autumn 2021

French
Marine Department of Malaysia

Course will be held at MATRAIN, Klang – Kuala Lumpur

Provisional date to be confirmed

English
The Corporation of Trinity House, United Kingdom

Course will be held by distance learning

Provisional date autumn 2021

English
Morocco Course venue and date to be confirmed  French

Level 1.2 Master of Marine Aids to Navigation Management

The following courses are planned to take place during 2021. Further information will be added as each course is confirmed.

For further information or to register interest in any of these courses please e-mail academy@iala-aism.org

Accredited Training Organisation Notes Course language
IALA World-Wide Academy

Course will be held by distance learning

Provisional dates to be confirmed

English
IALA World-Wide Academy and the Corporation of Trinity House, United Kingdom

Course will be held in Harwich, United Kingdom

Provisional date to be confirmed

English

Level 1.3 Use of the IALA Risk Management Tools

The following courses are planned to take place during 2021. Further information will be added as each course is confirmed.

For further information or to register interest in any of these courses please e-mail academy@iala-aism.org

Course venue Notes Course language
Distance learning

Course will be held by distance learning

Dates for 2021 will be confirmed

English
Australia, Melbourne

Course will be held in Melbourne, Australia

Provisional dates 8 to 12 November 2021

General information on the course can be found here

English

IALA Level 2 Marine Aids to Navigation Technician training

Level 2 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.

Course dates and information for 2021 will appear here when they become available.

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.