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Welcome to the website where you can find answers for the CES CBT CD-0273 test on the subject «Leadership, Shipboard Personnel Management and Training». This site will help you as a marine specialist improve your knowledge with the help of open information, where you can find questions as well as answers for them. CES/CBT based on practical information and marine specialists experience.

CES tests developed for evaluating seaman basic knowledge by Seagull Company (rebranded as «OTG»), is an evaluating online-tool, used for revealing any professional preparation needed in specific fields of knowledge, defined by STCW.

CES tests have proven themselves as good tools for the selection and recruitment process, as well as advancing the level of knowledge of the current officers and crew. Ocean Technologies Group use various subjects for question creation, which includes:

  • Crowd and Crisis Management;
  • Integrated Navigation System (INS);
  • Ballast water management;
  • Handling and Stowage;
  • Vessel operation management and safety;
  • Marine engineering;
  • Maintenance and repair, etc.

«Personnel Management and Training» subject includes theoretical and practical information about safety working with electrical equipment. Knowledge of this information directly shows employee’s competence who holds a relevant post on a vessel. The significance of preparing ship personnel and skillful management onboard cannot be overstated, as they are pivotal in upholding operational safety and averting crises within the maritime domain. Thorough training not only imparts crucial proficiencies to the crew but also bolsters their awareness regarding adherence to regulations and standards, consequently diminishing potential risks and ensuring compliance with maritime laws. Proficient personnel management facilitates the optimal allocation of responsibilities, accounting for individual competencies, thereby nurturing a united and accountable team capable of effectively addressing the ever-changing demands of the maritime environment. Ultimately, a well-trained and adeptly managed crew contributes to the streamlined functioning of vessels, heightened productivity, and the enduring prosperity of shipowners.

This page contains answers to Seagull CES (Crew Evaluation System) test about Leadership, Shipboard Personell Management and Training, and serve as a database of questions and answers, using which seafarer can prepare to exams for getting certificate of competence, or just to challenge yourself with knowledge in this theme.



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A structured shipboard training programme helps ____. Complete the statement by selecting TWO, most appropriate phrases:
To develop officers proficiency to a higher position.
To ensure crew competence as set by the company.
To ensure compliance with company policies and performance standards.
To develop a friendly and harmonious environment onboard a vessel.
A third engineer is onboard a large new tanker. The vessel is well equipped with the latest technology and as such the third engineer is complacent due to the automation bias. What can the third engineer do to avoid the boredom that is beginning to set in? Select TWO most appropriate options:
Get involved in other tasks that are being done on board without relying only on those assigned by a senior.
Do some special projects to improve the ship’s performance.
Discuss the reasons for boredom with others in the peer group.
Write an email to the shore office so that they are aware of the same.
Automation bias leads to reduced level of situational awareness. State whether the statement is true or false:
True.
False.
Errors of commission occur when there is no response or action in situations where it is required. State whether the statement is true or false:
True.
False.
How can the company help reinforce the learning process and implement a training programme onboard ship? Select ONE most appropriate option:
The company must demonstrate its commitment to the programme by providing time and opportunity to the ship’s staff.
The company must demonstrate its commitment by making the staff complete the training programme while home on leave.
The company must demonstrate its commitment by making all training compulsory.
In management without leadership there is no direction for the team. State whether the statement is true or false:
True.
False.
Informal structures generally stem from ____. Complete the statement with the ONE, most appropriate option:
Professional relationships.
Mentor relationships.
Personal relationships.
Workplace relationships.
Mentoring is more structured than coaching. State whether the statement is true or false:
True.
False.
Not wearing the correct or complete PPE is an error of omission. State whether the statement is true or false:
True.
False.
Select ONE, most appropriate option that defines SMART goals:
SMART goals are Specific, Measureable, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound goals.
SMART goals are Short, Meaningful, Achievable, Realistic and Time-bound goals.
SMART goals are Specific, Measureable, Accurate, Realistic and Time-bound goals.
SMART goals are Specific, Measureable, Accurate Rational and Time-bound goals.
The Company Training Officer or CTO is responsible for organising the practical training programme at sea. State whether the statement is true or false:
True.
False.
The deck officers and ratings report to the Chief Mate. State whether the statement is true is false:
True.
False.
The fourth quadrant of the Johari window represents the area where your personal abilities are unknown to you and your team members. State whether the statement is true or false:
True.
False.
The master is responsible for ____. Complete the statement by selecting the TWO, most appropriate phrases:
Ensuring that all concerned are effectively carrying out the onboard training programme.
Ensuring the continuity of the role if the shipboard training officer is relieved during a voyage.
Ensuring the shipboard training curriculum is up to date.
Ensuring that no one misses any important session.
The organisational chart illustrated in the Company’s Safety Management System (SMS) is a representation of ____. Complete the statement by selecting the ONE, most appropriate option:
A formal structure in the shipboard organisation.
Information structure in the shipboard organisation.
Ad-hoc committees.
Roles and responsibilities of the ship’s crew.
The vessel is in port loading cargo. Company policy means that the chief mate cannot go ashore as he is responsible for loading the cargo. However, the master realises that the chief mate has had a busy few weeks. He therefore takes over cargo loading and sends the chief mate ashore. Which ONE of these is the most likely reason for the master’s action? Select the ONE, most appropriate option:
The master did this on account of their cultural diversity to show respect for another culture.
The master did this because of respect and influence.
The master did this to build a better work relation with his chief mate.
The master did this as he was aware that the chief mate was about to sign off.
Which ONE of the following is NOT a normal method of shipboard training?
Videos.
Workbooks.
Classroom lectures.
Instructions and supervision from shipboard trainers.
Which ONE of the following most appropriately defines an error chain?
It is a sequence of casual factors that leads to an accident, loss or damage.
It is a sequence of many overpowering factors that leads to an accident, loss or damage.
It is a sequence of communication gaps that result out cultural differences.
It is a sequence of events that results from one error.
Which ONE of these most appropriately defines fatigue?
Fatigue is a reduction in physical and/or mental capability as a result of exerting too much mental, emotional, or physical effort.
Fatigue is a mentally stressful situation arising from too much pressure from seniors.
Fatigue is a state of boredom on account of reduced workload and tasks that do not carry any challenge.
Fatigue is a state of mental illness where the person does not realize the importance of completing work on time.
Which THREE of the following factors are the most common reasons for fatigue?
Sleep disturbance.
Night work.
Heavy weather.
Type of vessel.
Which THREE of these are methods to assess shipboard training?
Direct observation of work activities.
Projects and assignments.
Group discussions.
Onboard assessment and examination.
Which TWO of the following are factors that are most likely to affect informal structures?
Desire to achieve a common goal.
Culture.
Rank.
Environment.
Which TWO of these are considered as management focus areas?
Directing.
Motivation.
Vision.
Problem solving.
Active failures are ____. Complete the statement by selecting the ONE, most appropriate phrase:
Acts or conditions that result in accidents.
Acts or conditions that people have no control over.
Acts or conditions that result out of crew dispute.
Acts or conditions that result in machinery failure.
After a near miss has been observed ____. Complete the statement by selecting TWO, most appropriate phrases:
It should be reported, documented, and shared.
Recommendations or preventive actions to avoid similar near miss events need to be presented.
Those involved must have a meeting.
The master must call the port authorities for an inspection.
Automation complacency leads to ____. Complete the statement by selecting ONE, most appropriate phrase:
Boredom, as the crew member has not much to do.
Inefficiency, as the crew member may not be aware of how these sophisticated systems need to be used.
Efficiency, as the crew member has a lot of equipment to do his daily tasks.
Interest in work, as the crew member has a lot of help.
Automation complacency occurs when ____. Complete the statement by selecting the TWO, most appropriate phrase:
Manual tasks compete with automated tasks.
There is multi-task load.
The crew is not skilled.
Manual tasks take preference over automated tasks.
Designated leadership is ____. Complete the statement by selecting the ONE, most appropriate phrase:
Taking responsibility for the team and guiding the team towards achieving its goals
Making one person responsible for a team of people.
Self initiative to complete a task.
One person being assigned a task.
Examples of latent conditions are ____. Complete the statement by selecting the ONE, most appropriate phrase:
Company management factors and social pressures that make up the shipboard culture and influence its procedures.
Work pressures that affect crew performance.
Daily tasks onboard a vessel that impacts the ship’s environment.
Conditions that impact the vessel due to shore activities.
In leadership with management ____. Complete the statement with the ONE, most appropriate option:
There is a direction and the resources are managed to achieve that direction.
There is no direction and the team members are expected to do their best.
There is direction and the team members are not expected to manage resources.
There is direction but the management has no idea of what to do.
Mentoring is ____. Complete the statement by selecting ONE, most appropriate phrase:
A long-term career relationship between the mentor and mentee.
A short-term career relationship between the mentor and the mentee.
A long-term personal relationship between the mentor and mentee.
A short-term personal relationship between the mentor and mentee.
SWOT analysis stands for ____. Complete the statement by selecting the ONE, most appropriate phrase:
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.
Stress, Weaknesses, Options and Threats.
Strengths, Workload, Options and Threats.
Stress, Workload, Opportunities and Timeline.
The second quadrant of the Johari window represents ____. Complete the statement by selecting the ONE, most appropriate option:
The unknown area.
The hidden area.
The blind area.
The open area.
When there is leadership without management ____. Complete the statement by selecting the ONE, most appropriate phrase:
Subordinates are left clueless about their roles.
The team does not have a sense of direction.
Team members do what they think is right.
Productivity is monitored by no one.



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