MCA Approved
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MCA Approved Shipboard Safety Officer

Wednesday, 8th May 2019, Booking Info.
24 Hrs
Course Price:
With Accommodation:
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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.

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.

The package price is £660 incl VAT (course plus full-board accommodation).


Accommodation is provided onboard the M/V Sea Trident, moored alongside Red Ensign Training in West Cowes. Offered on a full board or B&B basis, cabins with either a shared communal washroom or a shared en-suite (subject to availability). Please check availability by calling us on 01983 294088 or email.

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