Maritime Safety Awareness Training

Maritime Safety Awareness

This Maritime Safety Awareness course is designed to provide participants with an understanding and increased awareness of the requirements to safely work in a Maritime environment. Attendees will also be instructed in the safety re-quirements when conducting personnel transfers and working with or near mooring lines. Splicing and rope work may also be added if requested, but will require additional time.

Designed For
This course is recommended for participants who work in the maritime industry.

There are no pre-requisite units for this course.

Delivery Mode
Face to face

Participants must have the ability to read and write English and be able to perform practical and theoretical assessment as required.

Course Details 

Group bookings:

  • Where: On site/vessel or alternatively at STP Premises.
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Resources: Suitable classroom equipped with whiteboard and screen/light coloured wall. If life jacket demonstration is required, an onsite lifejacket is to be supplied to maximise relevancy and consistency. If available, a vessel or wharf walk through will be conducted to reinforce the theory component and to conduct the practical component.

Course Outline

  • Regulations and legislative requirements
  • Duty of Care
  • Identifying specific maritime hazards and controls
  • Personnel transfer requirements
  • Safety equipment and Lifejackets
  • Nautical terms and terminology
  • Berthing / Slipping Overview
  • Duties of the berthing party
  • Hand signals and communications
  • Mooring Line handling safety
  • Effects of tidal movement
  • Safely secure to / slip from—bollards, cleats and capstans

On successful completion of this course participants will be able to identify Legislative and Duty of Care requirements in the marine environment.

  • Identify personal requirements in personnel transfers
  • Understand relevant terminology
  • Identify the safe and unsafe areas relating to mooring lines
  • Correctly secure to single / twin bollards and cleats.

A theory and practical assessment is included in the course. The theory assessment confirms
participants’ underpinning knowledge, before students (if required) undertake a practical assessment.
Students will need to demonstrate the required knowledge and the necessary practical skills in line with the learning outcomes before receiving a ‘Certificate of Attendance’ for the course.

Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of course each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

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Please call 94178888 or email to book or enquire about this course.