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Safety Officer (Maritime)

Course information

Target group:



Course Goal: This course aims to provide an understanding of the duties and responsibility of a Ship Safety Officer and should be able to undertake the duties as a Ship’s Safety Officer or Safety Representative.

Who is the course for?

Any personnel taking on the duties of a Ship Safety Officer or Safety Representative including Ship Officers / HQSE Managers / Training Managers, and Engine and Deck Department Supervisors.

Is previous experience required?

Those eligible to perform duties as “Ship Safety Officer” or a “Safety Representative”, are limited to crew members who have no less than 2 years consecutive sea service since attaining the age of 18, which in the case of a safety representative on board a tanker shall include at least 6 months service on such a ship.

How will the course benefit me?

After successfully completing this course, and have the “Safety Officer – Checklist” completed and approved, you should be able to undertake the duties and responsibilities as Safety Officer, as defined in STCW Code 2010 Table A-II/2 and A-III/2. You will be a certified Safety Officer.

How will the course benefit my company?

Ensuring you are qualified and certified as a “Safety Officer”.

What standards are referenced in the course?

• MCA Code of Safe Working Practices for Merchant Seamen

• This Safety Officer course also covers relevant parts of STCW Code Tables A-II/2 and A-III/2 

• IMO Model Course 3.11.

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 70%.


Do you want more information about the course, or do you want to order?

Contact us at Tel: +47 24 15 55 55 , or send us an e-mail.

E-mail : support@trainingportal.no