STCW Courses

Personal safety and social responsibilities. STCW section A-VI/1-4

About The Course
A classroom-based course covering basic induction training in safety procedures and accident prevention, it also familiarises novices with the employment conditions and working environment on board.
This course is part of the mandatory Basic Safety training for all seafarers with designated safety duties. The mandatory Basic Safety training courses also include: Personal Survival Techniques, Elementary First Aid, Fire prevention and fire fighting.

Target group 
All seafarers, from sailor to captain, who want to sail as professional should have followed the training STCW PSSR Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities. All recreational Yachtmasters who want their full Commercial Endorsement. There are no prerequisites. 

Czech or English on request

Entry Requirements

Regulations Addressed
STCW Table A-VI/1-4.

Course Objectives

  • To provide a general introduction to Personal safety and social responsibilities issues when alongside, at anchor and at sea.
  • To enable all seafarers to meet the minimum standard of competence in Personal safety and social responsibilities outlined in the the STCW Convention Table A-VI/1-4 and the IMO Model Course.
The course consists of: Lectures

Course Contents
  • be familiar with emergency procedures
  • work safely aboard
  • understand and execute “standing orders”
  • respect for rules on maritime pollution
  • importance of good communication on board
  • usefulness of safety drills
  • control and use of safety equipment
  • knowing the rules related to the use of drugs and alcohol
  • understanding of human relationships
Course Duration
8 Guided Learning Hours (GLHs) are required to complete the course. 

This course is arranged by C.O.S. - CREW MANAGEMENT, s.r.o. in Seafarers Training Center, Palachova 457/29, 290 01 Podebrady. 

On successful completion of the course, Ministry of Transport Czech Republic will issue a Certificate of Proficiency. 
Certificate is usually to be issued within 7-10 working days after completion of the course. 
To obtain a Certificate, student has to bring to Course Administrator a photo of the size required for passport and one stamp for CZK 200. For further information please contact Course Administrator: Lucie Marasova (+420 734317506, 

Form of Certificate of Proficiency Stáhnout PDF
C.O.S. Crew Managment, s. r. o.
Říčanská 1984/5
101 00 Praha 10 - Vinohrady
Reg. No.: 63666219   VAT ID: CZ63666219
Acc. No.: (CZK): 200182603/0300
IBAN (CZK): CZ74 0300 0000 0002 0018 2603
Acc. No.: (EUR): 199095480/0300
IBAN (EUR): CZ98 0300 0000 0001 9909 5480