Develop your social skills as a seafarer and improve your ability to adhere to rules and policies of social behaviour, written or implied.
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.
Social skills involve respecting social norms and treating others fairly, equitably and honestly, being aware and sensitive
to cultural differences and dealing with them effectively
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 social skills as a seafarer to better deal with the tough job onboard by improved social interactions, both in private as well as in business life.
This course is suitable for all officer ranks onboard, including:
Module 1: Social skills onboard: encourages teamwork as the way to success.
Module 2: Social Conformity: provides a wide view of others and their reasons to be a seafarer.
Module 3: Social Confidence: enables you to be socially confident through trust in yourself.
Module 4: Social Sensitivity: stresses the relevance of social sensitivity when dealing with others.
Module 5: Agreeableness: helps you to be friendly, kind and people-oriented.
Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.
Course Access: 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.
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