Skills Assessor Training via Distance Learning


Our online Assessor Skills training course is designed to provide experienced and competent offshore personnel with the skills required to assess competence in the work place.

Course Overview

The course adheres to the criteria laid down by IMCA within guidance document (C007).

MTCS have been approved as an assessment centre by EAL. Candidates are therefore eligible for internationally recognised external assessment qualifications.

The key benefits of this course include:

  • A route to a formal qualification in skills assessment for individuals and company personnel
  • The ability for your organisations experienced and competent offshore/onshore personnel to assess workplace competence in line with IMCA C007
  • The opportunity for personnel to gain an insight into how competence assessment is implemented offshore

Candidate Requirements

Candidates are required to be Occupationally Competent in the activities that they are required to assess and be working in a Supervisory role.  This may typically include:

  • ROV/Diving Supervisors
  • Superintendents
  • Party Chiefs/Senior grade in a specific survey related discipline
  • Masters/Chief Mate/Chief Engineers
  • Offshore Managers

Course Modules

The Online course includes the following modules:

  • Assessment Planning
  • Collecting & Judging Knowledge Evidence
  • Collecting & judging evidence of Skills
  • Making a Decision
  • Providing Feedback
  • Assessment Skills


Each section includes some ‘Learning Exercises’ that encourage the Assessor Candidate to reflect on their role as an assessor.  This ensures the training is taking place in the appropriate contextual environment.

Candidates are also required to conduct some assessments in the workplace as part of this Online Distance Learning course.  Evidence of the assessments must then be uploaded to MTCS Online for final verification and certificate award.


On successful completion of the course and workplace assessments candidates are eligible for a formal qualification as a Skills Assessor.

Course Delivery

The course is delivered through MTCS Online whereby candidates will be provided with a unique access code to download the material and guidance on how to use the course.

Additional Information

The Assessor has a vital role in the implementation of competence and it is strongly recommended that at least one senior member of the offshore team is qualified in this discipline.

This course is also available as a Corporate course.

To learn more, please enquire below.

Corporate Training Available

Key Points


18 hours plus assessments


Distance Learning


All course fees and certification

Suitable For

Personnel working in a Supervisory role


£395 plus VAT

Next Steps

Your certificate confirming “Successful Completion of Knowledge” may be used to support your next assessment for an MTCS Certificate of Competence

Skills Assessor Distance Learning — £395.00 ex VAT (£474 inc VAT)

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