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SOLAS Safety Equipment

Course information

Target group:

Who the course is for: The course SOLAS Safety Equipment is aimed at anyone interested in understanding the requirements established by the SOLAS Convention concerning safety equipment on board ships and offshore units. This may include Ship Managers, Technical Superintendents, Ship Masters, Officers and Seafarers; Offshore Units Operators and Technical Staff; Shipyards Technical Staff; Surveyors; P&I and/or Insurance Inspectors; Etc.



This training course covers the requirements of SOLAS Convention concerning the safety equipment of cargo ships. It includes the documentation required on board, life-saving appliances, firefighting equipment, the safety of navigation, safety equipment in general and additional requirements for tankers.


On completion of the training, students will be able to:

Know the documentation required to be available on board and understand the requirements of the STCW Convention for safe manning crew members. 

Understand the requirements concerning personal life-saving appliances, survival crafts, rescue boats, and launching and recovery arrangements.

Understand the requirements for fire protection, fire detection and fire extinguishing systems, and get familiar with the specific requirements for the carriage of dangerous goods.

Know what are the navigational equipment and appliances required to ensure the safety of navigation and get familiar with other safety equipment required on board.

Understand the additional requirements applicable for tankers and get familiar with inert gas systems


Module 1 – Documentation on Board

Module 2 – Life-Saving Appliances

Module 3 – Fire Fighting Equipment

Module 4 – Safety of Navigation

Module 5 – Safety in General

Module 6 – Additional Requirements for Tankers


On completion of the training program, the student will be awarded:

A Certificate of SOLAS Safety Equipment, issued by Bureau Veritas Solutions Marine & Offshore.

The Certificate of SOLAS Safety Equipment is obtained after completing the course and passing the online test.


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