Personal Safety and Social Responsibility


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Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) STCW A-VI/1-4 Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR)



Vallum Farm, Newcastle, NE18 0LL


Course Content

This is a classroom-based course, which offers basic induction training in safety procedures and accident prevention and aims to familiarise 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 PSSR is a half day guided learning programme



Students will be assessed through observation and an end of course exam


Who should attend

Seafarers intending to be employed or engaged in any capacity on board a ship.


Pre Couse Requirements

There is no pre course requirements for this MCA Course. 


Call us for more information on: +44 (0)191 466 1176