Top Invaluable Maritime Training Tips
Even though maritime training is essential to those who work in the sector, going through a training course is not necessarily something people look forward to. Training gets you out of your routine. It causes you to have to work a little bit harder. Training might even be required for you to keep your job.
We understand that training is not always the easiest thing in the world. But it is our goal to make sure everyone who passes through our doors successfully completes the desired training the first time. To that end, we have put together a list of four invaluable maritime training tips that you can put to use next time you attend one of our courses.
1. Get Plenty of Rest
The student who is not fully rested on training day is one who will not perform to his or her best. Indeed, this truth extends far beyond maritime training. It applies to everything from medical training to learning how to drive a lorry. You need to be fresh and alert in order to do your best. So make sure you get to bed early the evening before training. You need to get your full eight hours.
2. Do Some Advance Research
Training can be made a lot easier by doing a little advance research. For example, let’s say you are planning to take our full day Working at Height with Rescue course. You may get to training and discover there are some terms you’re unfamiliar with. You may lose a lot of the context of what we’re talking about as a result. A little advance research could solve that problem.
3. Make an Effort to Listen
The most important thing you can do on training day is to make a concerted effort to listen and concentrate. Let’s face it; we live in a world of distractions. Even in training, it’s easy to let the mind wander off topic. The better you are able to concentrate and listen to what’s being said, the better you’ll do.
4. Ask Any and All Questions
Asking questions is key to getting those little pieces of information you seem to be lacking. Don’t ever be afraid to ask questions during training. If you don’t ask, you may never know that information you lack. And consider this: that information could be critical at some point in the future.
5. BONUS TIP! Book your course with Stream Marine Training
Our world-class facilities, expert trainers, great locations, second-to-none customer services (we’ll book your hotel, transport, provide lunch and anything else you need to crack on with your training!) and variety of in-depth, practical training programs including STCW training courses, FAIB training courses and MNTB training courses means that we are the best training tip you could get. Book online today. Contact our team to discuss your requirements or find out more about our courses.