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Maritime School: STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibility

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Course Overview

This ‘Open enrolment’ training course forms part of the requirements for basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship on the business of that ship as part of the ships complement with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship. The training must be undertaken before new entrants are assigned to any such shipboard duties

The objective of the training is to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic induction in safety procedures and accident prevention and to familiarise them with the employment conditions and working environment on board merchant vessels.

Who is this course for?
For those who are training to work in the Maritime Industry or seeking employment to work in any capacity on board a sea going vessel.

Course requirements

  • Minimum age: 18
  • Medically fit and healthy – a medical form will be required

Course content

  • Table A-VI/1-4 (from STCW code 95)
  • Induction training
  • Ship familiarisation
  • Hazards on board
  • Types of emergencies
  • Shipboard contingency plans
  • Emergency signals
  • Action on emergency alarm signals
  • Value of training and drills
  • Safe working practices
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Environmental safety measures
  • Working in confined spaces
  • Permits to work
  • Human relationships
  • Dangers of drug and alcohol abuse

Assessment & certification
Verbal assessment and written test. All delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded STCW95 Regulation VI/1 Paragraph 2.1.4. of Section A-VI/1 Table A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code certificate issued by DSFRS under the authority of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

0.5 day

Course Price
£87.00 exc. VAT per delegate excluding lunch and accommodation.

All courses are booked subject to our standard terms and conditions for the provision of training, which include our policy on course cancellation.

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There are no dates currently set for this course. Please contact us for more information on 01392 444773