Outputs


IO1 - Training Course on Maritime Safety and Security and Greening Maritime

A Maritime Safety and Security and Greening Maritime Transport Course will be developed with the goal to provide a practical framework for developing specific and targeted skills. Specifically, the course aims to enhance and deepens the competences of professionals working in the field of blue economy sectors and VET learners in general. 

 

Expected benefits from the training program inter alia include:

- Understand regional and global SAR regulations and systems.

- Know Search And Rescue (SAR) resources, the importance and role of SAR operators and organization;

- Understand Operational planning of a rescue coordination centre;

- Know the various global and regional players, know the MARPOL convention, National intervention and emergency plan;

- Be able to develop a holistic and dynamic view of the exploitation and management of marine resources;

- Know the main fishing regulatory measures;

- Identify maritime crisis management tools;

 

The Training Course consists of 8 modules that will include guidelines, exercises, case studies. It will be digitalized through recorded lectures and on-line group discussions which will be included in the One-stop shop portal (IO4).

IO2 - Training Course on Coastal and Cruise Tourism

A Coastal and Cruise Tourism Course will be developed with the goal to provide a practical framework for developing specific and targeted skills. Specifically, the course aims to enhance and deepens the competences of professionals working in the field of blue economy sectors and VET learners in general.

 

Expected benefits from the training program inter alia include:

- Improve tourism offer for low season tourism and reduce the high carbon footprint and environmental impact of coastal tourism.

- Improve the understanding of how the marine and coastal space "work and operate" as a resource and asset first, and then second as recreation and tourism spaces;

- Raising awareness of the lack of systematic planning of these environments for recreation and tourism;

- Improve the ability to plan, develop and manage these spaces for tourists and other resource users in a sustainable manner.

 

The Training Course consists of 9 modules that will include guidelines, exercises, case studies. It will be digitalized through recorded lectures and on-line group discussions which will be included in the One-stop shop portal (IO4).

 

IO3 -Training Course on Fisheries Monitoring and Aquaculture

A Training Course on Fisheries Monitoring and Aquaculture will be developed with the goal to provide a practical framework for developing specific and targeted skills. Specifically, the course aims to enhance and deepens the competences of professionals working in the field of blue economy sectors and VET learners in general.

 

Expected benefits from the training program inter alia include:

- Integration of fisheries management solutions, contributing to customers’ wider economic and environmental policies;

- Understanding the aquatic environment and the influences upon it are critical to the successful management of resources and systems;

-Better resolve fisheries issues and challenges.

 

The Training Course consists of 9 modules that will include guidelines, exercises, case studies. It will be digitalized through recorded lectures and on-line group discussions which will be included in the One-stop shop portal (IO4).

IO4 - BLUES One Stop Shop Portal

The aim of this Output is the creation of an informative One Stop Shop Portal  for professionals working in the field of Blue Growth,  tourism related stakeholders, scientific and technical personnel, SMEs, tourism policy makers, marine tourism operators, cruise port operators, public (e.g. policy managers, legal officers) and private sector (e.g. fishermen, aquaculture and seafood processing operators) actors, tourism business organizations and any other interested stakeholder who wishes to acquire information on new skills and competences in emerging Blue Economy trends, training opportunities, information about the training courses and handbooks, EU funding opportunities for the sector etc. 

 

The “One Stop Shop Portal” system will help the target groups aspiring to become better professionals in the field of blue economy, tourism and/or future entrepreneurs by providing information, training and assistance in one location. It will be an interactive tool which will also include information about the Project and its outcomes, thus adding to the dissemination activities of the project.

 

Furthermore, the One Stop Shop Portal will include the e-learning component of the Training Courses i.e. digitalized materials ( IO1, IO2, IO3), certificate generation, on-line evaluation.

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