Coping Under Pressure - Seafarer Decision-Making Training

Develop your decision-making skill as a seafarer and improve your ability to gather and effectively evaluate all relevant information available before making a decision. This course represents 1 of 5 soft skill courses in the complete Coping Under Pressure Training Package.

Well-Being & Personal Development

Price17.85 EUR

Price includes VAT 19% (Germany)

right arrow 16 Course Description

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.

Decision-making involves identification of the issue, analysing and weighing alternative courses of action and their potential consequences. Decision-making involves the selection of a specific action among the available alternatives based on all accessible information. It constitutes of timely, transparent and planned activities that allow to see and avoid mistakes or unnecessary risks.

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.

right arrow 16 Target Audience

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

right arrow 16 Course Structure

Module 1: The Decision Making Process
Module 2: Gather Information
Module 3: Analyze information and decide

right arrow 16 Prerequisites

Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.

right arrow 16 Course Characteristics

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

right arrow 16 Technical Requirements

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: 

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer

Operating Systems:

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Apple macOS
  • Linux,
  • Android
  • Apple's iOS
Important note: For optimized experience we suggest using a desktop browser.

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