Classification Society RINA has published the Rules for the Certification of Training Providers in accordance with ISO/DIS 23678 Standard on Service Personnel for Life Saving Appliances.
This document was published on April 13th, 2023, and is effective from April 15th, 2023.
These Rules set out the procedures:
a) to verify that the Training & Competency Management (TCM) system of a Training Provider responsible for the training of “Service personnel for the maintenance, thorough examination, operational testing, overhaul and repair of lifeboats (including free-fall lifeboats) and rescue boats (including fast rescue boats), launching appliances and release gear” is in compliance with the International Standard ISO/DIS 23678, Parts 1 to 4, hereinafter named the “ISO Standard” as per [2.7];
b) to issue a Training & Competency Management Certificate (TCMC) to the Training Provider enabling it to issue the Training & Competency Qualification Certificates (TCQC) to its students in accordance with the ISO Standard; and
c) to carry out the periodical verifications of compliance with the requirements of these Rules.
RINA reserves the right to carry out additional verifications as deemed necessary in pursuance of its internal Quality System or as required by external organizations.
For more information, please see the document below (available only to subscribers):
Rules for the Certification of Training Providers in accordance with ISO/DIS 23678 Standard on Service Personnel for Life Saving Appliances
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