Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

General information

The Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities course has been designed to meet the requirements of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended, Table A-VI/1-4.

Course content:

  • Knowledge of emergency procedures;
  • Precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment;
  • Safe working practices;
  • Ability to understand orders and to communicate with others in relation to shipboard duties;
  • Social responsibilities;

Those who succesfully complete this course should achieve a basic knowledge of the safety procedures, accident prevention and employment and working conditions on board merchant vessels.

Contact Person: Bie Van Deun / Mathias Smidt (


The highlighted icons, represent the fields of education (in compliance with ISCED Classification) engaged during this course/programme.

0031- Personal skills and communication", "1022 - Safety


Venue: Antwerp Maritime Academia
Antwerp, Belgium



250 EUR (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water)


Academic level: Lifelong Learning
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