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Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (STCW PSSR)

About this course

This classroom-based course offers basic induction training in safety procedures and accident prevention and familiarises novices with the employment conditions and working environment on board. Upon completion of the course, students should have gained sufficient knowledge to be able to:

  • Comply with emergency procedures
  • Take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment
  • Observe safe working practices
  • Contribute to effective communications on board ship
  • Contribute to effective human relationships on board ship
  • Understand and take necessary actions to control fatigue.

The course is part of the mandatory basic safety training courses, which also include Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Personal Survival Techniques and Elementary First Aid.

The course is also included in our STCW Basic Safety Training Week.


How to book

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

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

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

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 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

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course availability and booking

Date Places Fee Book
Monday 25 November 2019 Yes £135 Book
Monday 20 January 2020 Yes £135 Book
Monday 17 February 2020 Yes £135 Book
Monday 16 March 2020 Yes £135 Book
Monday 30 March 2020 Yes £135 Book
Monday 18 May 2020 Yes £135 Book
Monday 13 July 2020 Yes £135 Book
Monday 27 July 2020 Yes £135 Book

Course information

Next available date

Monday 25 November 2019


Half day



Training towards

STCW Basic Safety Training