Personal Safety And Social Responsibilities (STCW) $225.00


QUALMI-359: Personal Safety And Social Responsibilities STCW Code 2011 Edition Approved!


Course Description: Element of STCW Basic Safety Training Package

This course provides training to mariners seeking to meet USCG or IMO requirements for a Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) course. Any student who successfully completes the PSSR course will satisfy the Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-4 of the Seafarers’ Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code, as Amended in 2010 and 46 CFR 11.202(b)(4). This course will also be of value to others operating vessels on the water who may not be seeking U.S. Coast Guard documents, licenses or endorsements, or whose experience is not up to the minimum requirements established under ideal conditions A trainee successfully completing this course will have knowledge of shipboard contingency plans for response to emergencies; precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment; safe working practices; the ability to understand orders and be understood in relation to shipboard duties; and how to comply with emergency procedures. The trainee will also acquire knowledge which in some instances will enable him/her to identify and correct defects and thereby prevent emergencies.

The following topics are covered in the course:

  • Comply with shipboard emergency procedures
  • Precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment
  • Observing safe working practices
  • Contribute to effective communications
  • Contribute to effective human relationships onboard ship
  • Actions to control fatigue

Examination: One written examination is administered during the course that requires a minimum passing score of 70%.

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