Seafarer Achievement Striving Training - Soft Skills Online Courses

Self-Management Seafarer Achievement Striving Training

Course Description

Develop your achievement striving skills as a seafarer and improve your ability to establish and maintain high-performance standards on board. This course represents 1 of 5 soft skill courses in the complete Self-Management 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.

Achievement striving involves setting personal challenging goals and trying hard to achieve excellence. It constitutes the drive to keep learning and growing at the workplace, the willingness to apply intense effort over a long period of time to pursue one’s goals and resolve obstacles to achieve a target.

This course 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.

Course Objectives

This course aims to develop your achievement striving skill and help you establish and maintain high-performance standards by setting personal “SMART” goals.

This course is ideal for

This course is suitable for all officer ranks onboard, including:

  • Management Level Deck Officers
  • Operational Level Deck Officers
  • Management Level Engine Officers
  • Operational Level Engine Officers

Learning Outcomes

Module 1: The real challenge: encourages you to see and become who you need to be to achieve your goals.
Module 2: Set the achievement standards: focuses on SMART goals and how to utilize them.
Module 3: Owning the GOALS: builds on the set goals and covers how to own your goals – to know your impact and adjust your actions accordingly.


Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.


Module 1: The real challenge
Module 2: Set the achievement standards
Module 3: Owning the GOALS

Course Details

  • Course Duration: 60 days
  • Timeframe: Approx. 12min
  • Language: English
  • Certificate: Yes (valid indefinite)
  • Strong Authentication: No
  • Daily test attempts: 2
  • Min % of progress on GuideMe to access TestMe: 90%
  • Min % of passing the TestMe: 100%
  • Total test time: 30 min
  • Price excl. VAT: 15,00 €