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STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) - Webinar

Delegates attending this course via Webinar will gain knowledge of Personal Safety and Social Responsibility. This type of insight into life onboard a merchant vessel and code of conduct is mandatory for all seafarers.

01 Nov 2021
15 Nov 2021
06 Dec 2021
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Description

The STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities Webinar course is set up to offer seafarers a basic introduction in safety procedures and accident prevention. It provides candidates with knowledge of what the proper employment conditions and working environments on board merchant vessels should be. The course is run on Cisco WebEx, it can be accessed with a computer, tablet, or smartphone. The STCW certificate will be awarded following a short online exam. 

  • 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 

Prerequisites

  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). 

 

Certification

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

 

Revalidation

No.

Special Requirements

This is a classroom-based course, delivered live over webinar platforms. 

Participants are advised to have stable Internet speeds of over 5 Mbps for the best user experience. Between 8 and 25Mbps (download), and 1.5 to 2 Mbps (upload) will be required for connection. To check your internet connection copy and paste this URL https://speed.measurementlab.net/#/ into your web browser such as google or internet explorer etc and click test. 

 

What is a good download speed? 

 

  • 1 Mbps+: General video streaming and viewing of standard web pages. 

  • 2 Mbps+: All the above plus watching Standard definition (SD) videos online seamlessly. 

  • 8 Mbps+: All the above plus Video streaming without any buffering. 

  • 15 Mbps+: All the above whilst streaming several videos. 

  • 25 Mbps+: All the above plus Stream Ultra HD video (UHD – 4k) should smoothly. 

  • 40 Mbps+: All the above plus Stream Live Ultra HD video (UHD – 4k) should smoothly. 

 

What is a good upload speed? 

  • 0.1 Mbps: Good enough for sending plain text emails. 

  • 0.4 Mbps: Online gaming should be work but may lag a little. 

  • 0.8 Mbps: Webcam video streams (e.g Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype) with a reasonable but sometimes broken quality. 

  • 2 Mbps: Smooth HD Webcam streaming for webinars. 

  • 10 Mbps:  Uploading approx 100MB of video should take approximately 2-3 minutes. 

  

We recommend using a desktop/laptop computer with a large enough screen to comfortably see the presentation and follow media materials. 

If a mobile/tablet device is used make sure to have both Zoom and Microsoft Teams applications installed. The device must have a functioning web-camera and microphone.

 

Your web-camera must always be switched on so the lecturer can visibly see you listening and understanding the course and that it is you sitting there. This also includes when taking the exam at the end of the course. Please note failure to keep your camera on always may mean you being removed from the course early and not receiving certificate. 

Dates

4 hours, 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Online

  • PD points: 1
Session information

Sessions

Theory Development
08:30 GMT - 12:30 GMT
4 hours
Online
    Zoom Link
    08:30 GMT - 12:30 GMT
    4 hours
    Online
      • £90.00 excl. VAT

      4 hours, 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

      Online

      • PD points: 1
      Session information

      Sessions

      Zoom Link
      08:30 GMT - 12:30 GMT
      4 hours
      Online
        • £90.00 excl. VAT

        4 hours, 08:30 AM - 12:30 PM

        Online

        • PD points: 1
        Session information

        Sessions

        Zoom Link
        08:30 GMT - 12:30 GMT
        4 hours
        Online
          • £90.00 excl. VAT

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