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What is the STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility course?

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.

 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

Prerequisites: None

Duration: 8 Hours

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

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

Certification 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.

 

 

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