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STCW Approved Training

Safety Officer Fishing Vessels over 25GT Course

Qualify to fulfil the role as a Safety Officer on fishing vessels over 25GT

Course Description: Safety Officers perform a very important function on board a vessel. Other than the Master, Fishing Vessel Owners should appoint certified personnel on board their Fishing Vessels to ensure that they are operated safely. This course qualifies the learner to fulfil the role of Safety Officer, whose responsibilities include: Occupational Health and Safety, Meetings, Investigations, Permits to Work, Lockouts, Safe Work Procedures, Drills, etc. The Safety Officer must also ensure that crew meet all safety standards while performing their duties, whilst wearing the correct PPE.
The Safety Officer will have the power to stop any work on board that he deems dangerous, control any hazardous tasks, inspect all safety appliances and equipment, and can order a vessel to stay in port if he/she finds the vessel unsafe to proceed to sea. During this course, you will learn how to conduct these various tasks, and how to execute your duties effectively.

Duration: 2 Days

Entry Requirements: None

Learning Objectives: The SAMSA matrix prescribes that the learner should have the following knowledge and practical skills at the end of the course:

  • On-board duties and responsibilities related to occupational safety
  • Work policies and housekeeping
  • Safety policies and practices
  • Emergency drills and responses
  • Vessel incident response
  • Injury prevention
  • Safe decking practices
  • Legislation
  • Reports and Inspections

Additional Requirements: None

Accreditation: Accreditation through SAMSA. Certificate valid for a life-time.

Price: Please request our Price List (light lunch included)

This Course is Only Available at the Following Training Centres:

St. Helena Bay | Cape Town | Port Elizabeth

Due to available facilities and infrastructure at our various training centres, courses and course prices may vary.


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