STCW – Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)

The Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities course forms part of the mandatory basic safety training for all seafarers.

The theory based 1/2 day PSSR course provides basic induction training in safety procedures and accident prevention, familiarising new seafarers with employment and working conditions aboard.

Pre- Course Requirements

Candidates must be over 16.

Course Content

The knowledge of and compliance with safe working practices at a basic level.

  • Human relationships on-board ship.
  • Understanding orders and to be understood in relation to shipboard duties.
  • Compliance with emergency procedures.
  • Precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment.

Course Delivery

The course consists of lectures, films and demonstrations.

Assessment and Certification

On completion of the course you will receive the Personal Survival Techniques STCW A-VI/1-4 certificate.

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