Seafarer Assertiveness Training

Develop your assertiveness skill as a seafarer and improve your ability to express beliefs and opinions boldly and actively.

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.

Assertiveness involves speaking up, challenging others by asking thoughtful questions and taking initiatives when working with others. It constitutes of a confident and self-assured attitude and behaviour.

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 Course Objectives

This course aims to develop your assertiveness skill as a seafarer and help you express beliefs and opinions boldly and actively and challenge others by asking thoughtful questions.

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: Assertiveness: links assertiveness to the daily challenges of seafarers.
Module 2: Being Assertive - Business Protocol: encourages assertive communication in a business environment.
Module 3: Being Assertive - Personal Protocol!: explains the importance of assertiveness in private life.

right arrow 16 Prerequisites

Willingness to evolve and develop yourself personally and professionally.

right arrow 16 Course Characteristics

Course Access: 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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