Prerequisites: None

Certificate validity: This certificate has no expiry

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: 4 Hours

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

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

STCW Basic Safety Training

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.


(8 customer reviews)
Category: SKU: Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

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STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities 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.

Additional information

Course Dates:

18th August 2021, 15th September 2021, 20th October 2021, 17th November 2021, 15th December 2021, 19th January 2022, 16th February 2022, 16th March 2022, 6th April 2022, 27th April 2022, 11th May 2022, 25th May 2022, 15th June 2022, 6th July 2022, 27th July 2022, 17th August 2022, 7th September 2022, 5th October 2022, 26th October 2022, 16th November 2022, 7th December 2022

8 reviews for Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

  1. Oliver H

    Enjoyed the course, great staff knowledgeable and friendly.
    Facilities are great. Would certainly recommend.

  2. William Kerrigan

    Course was very instructive and lecturers have an abundance of knowledge.

  3. Stephen Arthur

    Very good course, enjoyed it – the sharing of experience as great. Learning and experience fantastic, would highly recommend

  4. Andrew Leach

    Clear and to the point.

  5. Chris John

    Great Course, Thanks

  6. Jaime Yeomans

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

  7. 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.

  8. Stephen Pilkington

    A very friendly and accessible location with a knowledgeable instructor

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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.