Galley Operation Training Course – Messman And Galley Boy

Learning Topic: Safety

3 hours

Product code: #6240

$200.00 Excl. Sales Tax

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Working in a galley can be a hazardous place with risk of slips, trips, burns and cuts. It is also critical to ensure good personal and food hygiene. Further, ensuring proper nutrition and menu planning is also very important. Therefore it is vital that all personnel working in the galley know their role and have basic knowledge of these topics.

MLC 2006, mentioned as the fourth pillar of international maritime law, entered into force 20th of August 2013. Title 3 in MLC 2006 specifies detailed rules for accommodation, recreational facilities, food and catering. The purpose of the food and catering regulations are to ensure that seafarers have access to good quality food and drinking water provided under regulated hygienic conditions. The background of this course is to help galley staff meet the requirements in MLC 2006 A3.2 and guidelines in B3.2. which states “catering staff shall be properly trained or instructed for their positions”

On completion of this course you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Ocean Technologies Group, powered by Marlins, Seagull and Videotel.

Please note:  The assessment part of this course must be completed onboard ship or onshore in the offices of a registered shipping company or maritime institution. The Master/senior officer onboard or a senior official onshore must sign and stamp your application form to verify they have directly supervised your eLearning assessment(s). For Flag approved courses, please refer to the 'approvals' section below for further information.

What you'll learn

The objective of this distance course is to give the trainee an introduction to hazards involved in working in a galley and associated spaces and the precautions necessary to avoid them. It will also give an introduction to the importance of personal hygiene and cleanliness in the galley environment.

Course Contents

The course includes the following components.

  • Module #0220 - Galley operations, Workplace and equipment safety
  • Module #0221 - Galley operations, Hygiene


There are no pre-requisites for this course


MLC 2006 Regulation A3.2, Standard A3.2 an Guideline B3.2


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