The Shipboard Safety Officer (SBSO) (Liberian Approved) course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to safely and effectively manage all aspects of shipboard safety. The course covers a wide range of topics, including fire prevention and control, emergency response, accident prevention, and safety management systems. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to apply the concepts learned to realworld shipboard safety situations.

Shipboard Safety officer training meets the requirements set out in the Code of Safe Working Practice for Merchant Seafarers (CoSWP) MCA-UK.The course addresses both accident prevention and accident investigation.

 This Course Covers the relevant topics as evidenced in STCW Code Table A- II/2 and IMO Model Course 3.11 as follows.

  • Understand the duties of the SSO
  • Have considered the legal framework for safety
  • Understand the relationship between the ISM code,safety Mgnt. onboard ship
  • Have an overview of the ISM code
  • Have considered the causes of accidents
  • Understand the process and limitations of risk assessment
  • Understand the importance of appropriate interviewing technique
  • Understand the importance of appropriate interviewing technique
  • Understand factors influencing the effectiveness of safety committee meetings
  • Causes and effects of Loss
  • Safety Rules and Regulations
  • Occupational Hazards & Inspections
  • Safety talks, communicating the Safety message
  • Motivation, Job Pride Development & Behavior based safety
  • Safety Training observation program
  • Marine casualty or accident
  • Have considered the Accident prevention and accident investigation process
  •  Passport, CDC, INDOS & COC
  • 2 passport size colored photographs

After successful completion of course, certificate will be issued to the participant.




3 days