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SAFETY OFFICER COURSE

SAFETY OFFICER COURSE

Target Audience

This training is aimed at  those personnel who have been identified to become Safety officers, this course meets the requirements set out in the CSWP & MS Regulations SI 1997/2962 for the duties of Safety Officers.

Course Content

On successful completion of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Carry out the role of a ships safety officer;
  • Carry out risk assessment and accident reporting
  • Carry out safety audits and inspections;
  • Create a safety culture aboard ship through teamwork;
Entry Standards

Entry criteria for the course should be a minimum age of 18 years with a minimum 12 months sea time to ensure underpinning knowledge.

Centres are to ensure, a pre-course test and introductory briefing is carried out, and that potential Safety Officers are informed of their roles and responsibilities of a Ships Safety Officer. 

Facilities

Classroom, workshop exercises videos.

Teaching Method

Classroom lectures, videos, workshop exercises, online

Guidelines

    The ISM code, COSWP(Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen)

Course Duration

2 days

Assessment

Knowledge and Practical Assessment.

Certification

Course certificate upon successful completion.

Venue

This course is regularly offered by our MTCs, and may be available online, please contact your regional Maritime Training Centre (MTC) or for BSM employees kindly contact your local Crew Service Centre (CSC) for the next available course