Personnel, methodical and scientific potential, the long-term experience in the field of additional professional education let Azov-Don department of Institute of Professional Development become the largest Russian center on training, retraining and professional development of sea experts. It complies with the ISO_9001:2000 standard and is under monitoring of the classification society DNV (Norway).
The high quality of educational process is provided with the licenced instructors having a great sea going experience on vessels as officers. All these instructors had additional instructor training.
The involvement of professors, doctors of science, candidates of science, assistants professor `in these courses is the key to high methodical level of implementable courses.
Educational process is carried out in specialized training complexes of Norcontrol (Norway), Ship Analytics (USA), ASEA (Sweden), STORM (Russia), Tranzas Eurasia (Russia), Spetstek (Russia) and other manufacturing companies of training appliances with close cooperation of Institute social partners: LLC Palmali, Rosmorport, Port Authorities, etc.