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Fishing Safety Officer

Course Overview

Safety Officers perform a very important function on board the 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 one to fulfil the role as a Safety Officer whose responsibilities include: Occupational Health and Safety, Meetings, Investigations, Permits to Work, Lock Outs, 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.

Course Structure

The course is consists ofa mixture  Theory and practical components.

Course Content

On completion students will have sufficient knowledge on the following area’s:

  • 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

Prerequisites

  • Delegates must be at least 16 years of
  • Proficiency in English Language written and Verbal skills
  • Medically Fit

Target Audience

Seafarer working in the role of a SSO.

Certification

A Project Maritime Training Certificate will be issued on delegate been found competent.

Revalidation

Every five years

Venue

Held at:

  • Project Maritime Training, Saldanha Bay, South Africa.

Items to bring

  • Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course.
  • Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, eg passport or identity document

Health

All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.

Dates

Courses as per training schedule or on request.

FSO JAN

2017

FEB

2017

MARCH

2017

APRIL

2017

MAY

2017

JUNE

2017

JULY

2017

AUG

2017

SEPT

2016

OCT

 2016

NOV

2016

DEC

2016

Fishing Safety Officer

SAMSA

3 Days

COURSE RUN ON REQUEST

Contact our Business Office to Schedule

Duration 3 days
Certification South African Maritime Code of Qualifications