1/2 day


18 Jun 2024




  • Maritime
  • Maritime


  • Scottish Maritime Academy

Why take this course?

This course familiarises novice seafarers with the employment and working conditions on board merchant vessels.

Ahead of going to sea it provides you with a basic induction in safety procedures, accident prevention and familiarisation of the employment conditions and working environment.

What you will experience

  • Complying with emergency procedures
  • Prevention of marine pollution
  • Observing safer working practice
  • Understanding the chain of command and orders contributing to effective human relationships on board ship
  • Assessment is by direct observation, oral and written questioning and simulated scenarios