Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) (STCW-95 USCG)
Overview: The Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) program contains courses that meet the mandatory minimum requirements for seafarers for familiarization, basic safety training and instruction, in accordance with Section A-VI/1, A-VI/2, A-VI/3, and A-VI/4 of STCW Code.
Course Length: 4hrs | CFR Reference: USCG, STCW-95 | Course Required By: United States Coast Guard for STCW-95 Endorsement
Course Objective: The Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR) syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention and Code Chapter VI, sections A-VI/1, A-VI/2, A-VI/3, and A-VI/4. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in Elementary First Aid, Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, and Basic Fire Fighting a trainee will be able to perform under a wide range of conditions.
Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-4, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR), the trainee will be able to:
Written Exam: SMS requires a minimum score of 80%. Students that fail the test will undergo remediation and be allowed 1 retest. A second failure requires repeating the course before they may test again.
Performance Task: See Coast Guard-specific checklist requirements.
Retraining: Student is responsible for retraining every 5 years.
Safety Considerations: Follow general office safety protocol for classroom. Follow Coast Guard approved detailed teaching syllabus.
Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
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