June 8, 2017
The 4th Annual Yamaha Boat Operator’s Training Program was conducted from 16th to 18th of May 2017.
Organized and conducted jointly by the Yamaha Team at Alia and the Maldives Institute of Technology, this 3-day program included both theory and practical sessions where the trainers were qualified experts in the respective fields.
Participants from 25 different institutions including MNDF, Maldives Police Service, Government Institutions, Resorts, Transport Operators, and Private companies attended this program.
The Boat Operators Training Program is being conducted by Alia/Yamaha to enhance the knowledge and skills of Boat Captains to ensure safe operating practices. The program focused on empowering participants with manufacturer recommended operational protocols of Yamaha Outboard Engines and their routine and maintenance techniques and skills. In Addition, it also included training the captains on:
• Basic Firefighting
• Emergency First Aid
• Maritime Regulations
• Preventive and Routine Maintenance
• Safe and Economic Operating Procedures