Designed to form part of the minimum basic safety training for seafarers.
The aim of this EFA course is to give all persons intending to go to sea, a basic knowledge of the immediate action to be taken upon encountering an accident or other medical emergencies at sea.
is a one day course split into both theory and practicals, including launching and entering a life raft.
Included are actions to be taken by persons for self-protection in emergency situations, survival at sea and deployment of safety equipment.
The Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR) course forms part of the mandatory basic offshore safety training for all seafarers assigned safety or pollution prevention duties. Its objectives are to give basic induction training in
safety procedures and accident prevention and to familiarise personnel with the employment conditions and working environment on board vessels
Personnel on board a ship must be able to deal with incidents of fire while a ship is at sea. All mariners are trained in firefighting and fire prevention techniques. Students are exposed to live fire scenarios in the Fire Training module where they apply their training and use firefighting equipment to control the fire.
Trainees will gain knowledge of international maritime security policy and responsibilities of Governments, companies and designated persons, including elements that may relate to piracy and armed robbery, procedures to be employed in implementing a ship security plan and reporting of security incidents as well as knowledge of security-related contingency plans and the procedures for responding to security threats or breaches of security, including provisions for maintaining critical operations of the ship/port interface.