STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)

The STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility course includes a blend of theory development and practical experience.

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STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibility course is set up to offer a basic introduction for prospective seafarers in safety procedures and accident prevention while informing them on the employment conditions and working environments that they can expect of merchant ships, while on the half day course. After sitting a short examination, you will receive the STCW certificate. 

  • Background knowledge 

  • Shipboard organisation/general shipboard terms 

  • Emergency procedures 

  • Observe safe working practices 

  • Understand and take necessary actions to control fatigue 

  • Pollution prevention 

  • Shipboard duties and responsibilities 

  • Social responsibility 


1. Must be over 16 years of age

2. Photographic ID (A Government issued, photographic proof of identity on the day of the course and this should take the form of either a valid Passport or a driving license or a valid discharge book)


Once completed, successful delegates will be awarded with an MCA approved STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) certificate after a short examination 




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