TARGET GROUP:

Deck Officers & Engineer Officers

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of English – speak, read & write. Deck Officer level of competence. Deck Officer or an Engineer Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency, or Fisherman Grade Certificate

EXIT LEVEL:

Knowledge and understanding of the functions of the Safety Officer on board Merchant and Fishing vessels.

ASSESSMENT:

Written examination

CERTIFICATE:

Certificate of attendance issued by SAMTRA

VALIDITY:

No expiry date

STCW CODE:

N/A – Company specific. SA Merchant Shipping Act.
The Code of Safe Working Practises for Merchant Seaman.

DURATION:

3 days

COURSE OBJECTIVE:

To address the day to day functions of the Safety Officer on board Merchant and Fishing vessels