Training is the development of skills or knowledge through instruction or practice. If correctly applied, it is a planned systematic development of the aptitude, knowledge,
understanding, skill, attitude and behaviour pattern required by an individual so that he can adequately carry out a given task or perform in a particular job.
The competence of a mariner will depend not only on good and effective
Competent people make the difference - they make the ship safe.
education and training, but also on his aptitude, knowledge and understanding of the subject, on the availability of opportunities to develop his skills and, ultimately, his experience.