MCA Approved
Seafish Authority Approved
SQA Approved
RYA Approved
UKCS Approved
Edexcel Approved

MCA Approved Shipboard Safety Officer

There are no scheduled upcoming dates for this course.

If you would like to be alerted as to when the next course date is, or would like to set up a custom date for this course, please get in touch using the Course Enquiry Form below.

This course will provide the necessary knowledge and information to those designated to perform the duties and responsibilities of Ship Safety Officer.

Content & Objectives

The course will include

  • International health and safety legislation
  • Duties of the employer
  • Duties of Safety Officer
  • Powers of safety representatives
  • ISM Code Safety Management System procedures
  • Accident reduction
  • Hazard identification
  • Creating a safety culture

Practical sessions will include

  • Risk assessment
  • Safety inspections
  • Creating a safety culture through teamwork.

Learning Mode

This course is classroom based at our training centre in Cowes.

Please note that we run this course subject to minimum numbers. 

Entry Requirements

You should be over 18 years of age and have a minimum of 12 months sea time documented in a Seaman’s Discharge Book.


This 3 day course costs £530 incl VAT.


We can advise regarding accommodation in the area

Course Enquiry Form

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