Competence Assurance & Assessment

IMCA’s international competence framework provides a means by which the marine contracting industry can demonstrate the competence of its personnel in the safety-critical positions and other key positions they fulfil.

Focusing on workplace assessment, where both skills and behaviour are considered, the framework can be used by members to establish or enhance their own in-house schemes. Assessment templates are based on recognised industry criteria and guidance has been produced for over 50 positions to date:

Competence Assessment Portfolios

IMCA has developed competence assessment materials to assist personnel in assembling details and supporting evidence in a standard, transferrable format.

Assessors and Verifiers

IMCA has produced guidance on training of assessors and verifiers involved in the competence assurance and assessment process:

Promotional Materials

IMCA has produced a range of materials to help promote competence assurance and assessment in the workplace, including a video and poster.