Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR)

1 day taught course. MCA / STCW approved.

NAFC Course Code: N40


This one-day course provides persons intending to work at sea with a basic induction to safety procedures, accident prevention, employment conditions and the working environment on board ships.

PSSR is one of the four basic safety training courses required by all persons working at sea under the STCW code.

Entry Requirements



Topics covered during this course include:

  • Shipboard organisation / General shipboard terms
  • Shipboard duties and responsibilities
  • Safe working practices
  • Emergency procedures
  • Understanding and controlling fatigue
  • Pollution prevention
  • Social responsibility

Assessment will be by written examination (short answer questions), oral questioning, simulation and role play.


This is a 1 day course delivered at the NAFC Marine Centre.


Please contact the NAFC Marine Centre to enquire about dates.


  • £110

(Fees are subject to change without notice.)

Booking / Queries

To book a course please download an application form, or contact NAFC.

If you have any questions or need any more information please contact NAFC.