Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

Course title

Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

Course duration and timing

The training shall be not less than four contact hours

Learning outcomes

There are six outcomes to the training

  • Outcome 1: The learner knows how to comply with emergency procedures on board a vessel.
  • Outcome 2: The learner knows how to take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment.
  • Outcome 3: The learner knows how to follow safe working practices.
  • Outcome 4: The learner knows how to contribute to effective communications onboard ship.
  • Outcome 5: The learner knows how to contribute to effective human relationships onboard ship.
  • Outcome 6: The learner understands the causes of fatigue and knows the necessary actions to control fatigue.

Contents

  • 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

Target group for the course

Aim
To give all persons intending to go to sea the education and training in personal safety and social responsibilities to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements set out in the following:
Table A-VI/1-4
Function: Specification of minimum standard of competence in personal safety and social
responsibilities

Competences:
 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

Rules and standards

Table A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code – Merchant Navy Training Board Criteria

Maximum number

The trainer to learner ratio should not exceed 1:25

Course prerequisites

There are no entry requirements, however the training forms part of the requirements for basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity onboard ship, as part of the ship’s complement with designated safety or pollution prevention duties, in the operation of the ship. The training must be undertaken before new entrants are assigned to any such shipboard duties. Training centres must ensure, through pre-course information and screening, that learners are fit to participate in all aspects of the training.

Course site

Tema Safety & Training S.R.L. Training Centre
Via della Transumanza n. 5/C – 74123 , Taranto – ITALY
Tel. +39.0994725898 Fax +39.0994725690

  • Classroom placed at the first floor of the Training Centre
  •  Classroom placed at the fire fighting training ground in via del Tratturello Tarantino, 6 – 74123 Taranto
  • GENOA Site

 Via Molinetto 96 – 16016 Cogoleto (Genoa)
 Via Greto di Cornigliano, 6 – 16152 Genoa

Certificate issued

A certificate cannot be issued prior to approval by the MCA. On achievement of the desired standard of competence, a certificate will be issued by the centre in the format shown in Annex D (i) of the MNTB Criteria. The centre shall maintain a record of the certificates issued as per the conditions of approval.

Services included

  • Teaching material for tests and practicals
  • Lunch
  • Insurance coverage
  • Shuttle service to / from Taranto railway station / TST