Train the Trainer

The Train the Trainer (TTT) simulator course has been developed for captains who have reached a high level of performance and are looking to deepen their knowledge, expertise and performance to the level of specialist. The TTT course enables the trainee to perform at the highest possible level in the most severe circumstances and environments. After successful completion, the trainee is capable of training others in the specif cs of the trade.


  • Captains with above advanced tug handling skills looking to deepen their knowledge, performance and expertise
  • Crewing agencies looking to post their senior captains as trainers in the field
  • Ship owners looking to train their senior captains as trainer for their other captains


  • Safe and efficient manoeuvring
  • Towing and assisting operations
  • Situational awareness during operations
  • Leadership and communication
  • Coaching and didactic skills


The general objective is that the participant will be:

  • Able to perform manoeuvring and assisting operations in a safe and efficient way
  • Able to maintain constant situational awareness during operations
  • Aware of the capabilities of the tug as well as its limitations
  • Able to pass on his knowledge and expertise in a didactical way