STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

This MCA approved mandatory safety course provides basic induction training in accident prevention and personal safety and social responsibilities.


North East Scotland College, Peterhead
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This course is available on the North East Scotland College website.


Why take this course?

This course familiarises novice seafarers with the employment and working conditions on board merchant vessels.

Ahead of going to sea it provides you with a basic induction in safety procedures, accident prevention and familiarisation of the employment conditions and working environment.

What you will experience

  • Complying with emergency procedures
  • Prevention of marine pollution
  • Observing safer working practice
  • Understanding the chain of command and orders contributing to effective human relationships on board ship
  • Assessment is by direct observation, oral and written questioning and simulated scenarios

About North East Scotland College

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North East Scotland College is the single largest provider of vocational education and training in the North East of Scotland.

We have a course to suit everyone; whether you’re fresh out of school, currently working, returning to education or simply want to try something new – whatever your educational or occupational background, an opportunity awaits at NESCol.

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