Develop your perseverance skill as a seafarer and improve your ability to maintain an optimal level of effort until tasks are completed successfully. This course represents 1 of 5 soft skill courses in the complete Coping Under Pressure Training Package. Employers across various industries are now incorporating seafarer’s level of soft skills into their crewing decisions. The Soft, “non-technical skills” are increasingly important on board due to the rapidly changing workforce and automation of technical tasks. Additionally, maritime accident investigations indicate that a lack of soft skills and human error is the most common reason behind accidents at sea. Perseverance involves having the capacity to persist on a course of action for an extended period of time, despite the presence of obstacles or challenges such as fatigue, boredom or distractions. It constitutes of determination and self-discipline of not giving up until you complete your tasks. Seafarer Perseverance Training presents the perfect opportunity for you as a seafarer to be proactive and showcase that you are ready to meet the industry’s modern-day demands.
Module 1: Perseverance is like running a marathon
Module 2: Commitment, motivation and determination
Module 3: Choose your battles
To understand the importance of maintaining an optimal level of effort until tasks are completed successfully.
This course is suitable for all officer ranks onboard, including:Management Level Deck OfficersOperational Level Deck OfficersManagement Level Engine OfficersOperational Level Engine Officers
Module 1: Visualises the importance of perseverance to achieve a goal through the historical context of the “Marathon”.
Module 2: The second module derives the importance of a higher motivation and shows how to utilize it.
Module 3: The third module concludes with practical tips to apply it to the daily challenges.
Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.