Seafarer Self-Sufficiency Training - Soft Skills Online Courses

Self-Management Seafarer Self-Sufficiency Training

Course Description

Develop your self-sufficiency skills as a seafarer and improve your ability to work and make decisions on board without others’ encouragement or supervision. 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.

Self-sufficiency involves the capacity to think and act without anyone’s help or influence, the confidence in one’s ability to accomplish tasks, and the resourcefulness to come up with solutions without consulting others.

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 self-sufficiency skill and help you work better and make decisions without the encouragement or supervision of others, thanks to the confidence in your ability to accomplish tasks.

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: Your readiness level: provides you with the basic steps needed to be self-sufficient.
Module 2: Diagnosis level: enables you to check your own competencies and build your confidence level.
Module 3: Learn the Don’ts: assists you in improving areas of lower readiness level to increase your self-sufficiency.

Prerequisites

Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.

Modules

Module 1: Your readiness level
Module 2: Diagnosis level
Module 3: Learn the Don’ts

Course Details

  • Course Duration: 60 days
  • Timeframe: Approx. 10min
  • 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 €