Ship Safety Officer’s Course -SSOC

TMSA Requirement 3A, 3B and Recommended by OPITO

Scope and Objectives:

The Scope and objectives of ” The Ship Safety Officer’s course – SSOC” is to help officers to increase their awareness and use techniques mentioned there in to provide a good safe working environment.Most of the accidents at sea are due to Human Error. Human error can be reduced by proper training and motivation. Accidents mainly happen due to lack of management, taking shortcuts, complacency, attitudes, etc.The responsibilities to avoid accidents flow from the top; from the shore establishment to the Master and thence to each and every individual on board.“Safety Culture” by all hands is the biggest single factor in reducing accidents.The role of the Shipboard Safety Officer is to promote Safety Culture by training and motivating the crew. It is the desire of every seafarer to work in a safe and healthy environment.Neglecting safety not only endangers an individual’s life but also his colleagues. It can have serious implications on one’s health and the marine environment besides down time and financial losses.The  course is based on the Guidelines given in the STCW Code 2010 Table   A-II/2 & A-III/2 and IMO Model Course 3.11 (Marine Accident & Incident Investigation) and is as recommended by OPITO ( Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization) for the Offshore industry

Target Audience:

All Operation and Management Level officers

Documents Required: 

Please bring following documents on the first day of the Course.

  1. Two Passport Size Photographs
  2. Copies of Passport, CDC and INDOS (as applicable)
Name of the CourseFees (INR)DurationLevel
The Ship Safety Officer’s course – SSOCContact Us1 DayManagement & Operation level Officers 


*Course fees include hand-outs, lunch, tea/coffee only

**Accommodation, travel and flight bookings can be arranged on additional cost basis.

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