Develop your flexibility skills as a seafarer and improve your ability to adapt and perform effectively under changing circumstances during work on board. This course represents 1 of 5 soft skill courses in the complete Self-Management Training Package.
Well-Being & Personal Development
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.
Flexibility involves the capacity to adjust quickly and calmly to deal with changes efficiently. It constitutes openness to new ideas and working styles and coping when things do not go as planned.
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.
This course aims to develop your flexibility skill and help you better handle changing circumstances and goals, and improve how you adapt to the new reality.
This course is suitable for all officer ranks onboard, including:
Module 1: The ability to adapt
Module 2: Changes
Module 3: Different perspectives
Module 1: The ability to adapt: introduces flexibility and your ability to adapt with references to the COVID-19 pandemic, one of the biggest changing circumstances of recent years.
Module 2: Changes: builds on the changing circumstances and allows you to handle changing goals better.
Module 3: Different perspectives: enables you to transfer the willingness to adapt to personal interactions with other people.
Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.
Course Duration: 60 days
Timeframe: Approx. 10min
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
We recommend the use of a wired internet connection when taking this course. Connection via mobile internet is also possible; however, it is considered unstable and might cause the failure of your exam.
Supported Internet Browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, Edge
Windows 8 or higher with latest updates installed
MacOS 10.12 Siera or higher with latest updates installed
Apple iOS 11 or higher with latest updates installed
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