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Shipboard Safety Officer

About this course

  This course is suitable for seafarers who are about to serve, or are already serving as either safety representatives or safety officers. This training is intended to meet the requirements set out in The Merchant Shipping and Fishing Vessels (Health and Safety at Work) Regulations and the Code of Safe Working Practice for Merchant Seafarers (CoSWP).

The course addresses both accident prevention and accident investigation.

The aims of the course are to ensure that the delegates will:

  • Understand the duties of the SSO
  • Have considered the legal framework for safety
  • Understand the relationship between the ISM code, safety management onboard ship
  • Have an overview of the ISM code
  • Have considered the causes of accidents
  • Understand the process and limitations of risk assessment
  • Have considered the accident investigation process
  • Understand the importance of appropriate interviewing technique
  • Have considered factors influencing the effectiveness of safety committee meetings

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 
Email: wma.training@solent.ac.uk

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email wma.training@solent.ac.uk.

Course availability and booking

Availability
Date Places Fee Book
Monday 25 September 2017 Yes £830 Book
Monday 13 November 2017 Yes £830 Book
Monday 8 January 2018 Yes £830 Book
Monday 12 February 2018 Yes £830 Book
Wednesday 4 April 2018 Yes £830 Book
Monday 11 June 2018 Yes £830 Book

Course information

Next available date

Monday 25 September 2017

Duration

3 Days

Price

£830

Approvals

MCA

Prerequisites

Be of at least 18 years of age and have served at sea for at least 12 months.