Prerequisites: None

Certificate validity: 5 years as per the STCW 2010 Manilla Amendments

Certification: Upon successful completion you will receive a certificate in STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities approved by the Maritime Coastguard Agency as laid down in STCW 95 Regulation VI/1 paragraph 2.1.4 of Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code.

Duration: 8 Hours

Cost: £102.00inc vat (Please note all prices include vat @20%)

Location: South West Maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA


This STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR) course module gives basic induction training in safety procedures and accident prevention and familiarizes novice seafarers with employment and working conditions aboard. It is a classroom based course.


Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 8 customer ratings
(4 customer reviews)
Category: SKU: Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

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Course content
Complying with emergency procedures
Observing safe working practices
Understanding orders and being understood in relation to shipboard duties
Contributing to effective human relationships on board ship
Types of emergency which may occur, such as collision, fire foundering
Knowledge of shipboard contingency plans for responses to emergencies
Effect of operational or accidental pollution of the marine environment
Basic environmental protection procedures
Importance of maintaining good human working relationships aboard ship
Social responsibilities; employment conditions; individual rights and obligations; dangers of drug and alcohol abuse

Contact us
Please contact us if you require any further information about this course or wish to book on behalf of a company:

Telephone: 01454 260130

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday  – Friday: 08.30 – 17.00

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with course joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment will be received by email.

There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget. For a list of local accommodation please click here.

4 reviews for Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Stephen Pilkington

    A very friendly and accessible location with a knowledgeable instructor

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Lauren Lithgow

    Very informative and very professional. All areas were covered extremely well and the instructor explained very clearly all material and had perfect knowledge of all material. Would highly recommend.

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    Jaime Yeomans

    Good to get your head in the right frame of mind going to Sea!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Chris John

    Great Course, Thanks

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This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.