STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibility Training Course (PSSR)
Breaks for refreshments are not included in this overall total
This MCA regulated Personal Safety and Social Responsibility course forms part of the requirements for basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity onboard ship. It provides all delegates intending to go to sea, the education and training in personal safety and social responsibility to meet the knowledge, understanding and proficiency (KUP) requirements.
This course introduces safety procedures and accident prevention while becoming familiar with the employment conditions and working environments on board ships.
It is one of five courses that together make up the STCW Basic Safety Training Course - an essential qualification for anyone wishing to work on commercial ships.
By the end of the course delegates will:
- Know how to comply with emergency procedures onboard a vessel
- Know how to take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment
- Know how to follow safe working practices
- Know how to contribute to effective communications onboard ship
- Know how to contribute to effective human relationships onboard ship
- Understand the causes of fatigue and knows the necessary actions to control fatigue
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All MRS Training & Rescue instructors that deliver this course are existing rescue operators who deliver specialist rescue training for awarding bodies and internally accredited courses.
All undertake, as a minimum, the Level 3 Approved Educational Training package (or equivalent) and the City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement, to assess in both the work based and vocational arenas.
Delegates will need to complete a written assessment and achieve at least 80% to establish their competence.
On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a printed MRS Training & Rescue certificate.
The course is regulated by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) and is in line with the Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping.
Those successfully completing the assessments will be issued with a certificate which currently has no revalidation period - however we would suggest not exceeding 5 years.
The instructor to candidate ratio for this course is 1:25.