AFS Consultants was established to provide specialist Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) training and support to nautical colleges, port authorities and VTS equipment suppliers worldwide.
Our consultants, having long established experience in the maritime industry, pride themselves on their professionalism within that industry. Their commitment is to provide independent, specialist training and support in either predefined or bespoke training projects.
In addition to their extensive marine experience, knowledge and qualifications, our consultants hold recognised teaching qualifications and are members of the requisite professional bodies in both of these disciplines. The AFS Consultants team possess a complementary blend of teaching and training skills coupled with marine knowledge and know-how. AFS Consultants have an excellent reputation in the industry.
Our proven services are delivered at recognised accredited training organisations, training facilities and at Clients own premises, both in the UK and at overseas locations.
AFS Consultants have provided both the trainer and the courses for VTS Operator and VTS Supervisor training, delivered on behalf of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
AFS Consultants are an Approved Training Provider (ATP) under the Lloyd's Register ATP scheme. The ATP scheme independently verifies that the specific courses provided by AFS Consultants are delivered to a recognised standard, in line with national and international standards.
VTS Training Overview
AFS Consultants can provide VTS training to the appropriate standard for:
- IALA V103-1 VTS Operator
- IALA V103-2 VTS Supervisor Advancement
- IALA V103-3 VTS On the Job Training
- IALA V103-4 VTS On the Job Instructor
- VTS Refresher
AFS Consultants are Corporate Members of the Vessel Traffic Services Association.