Cognitive Skills - Seafarer Problem Sensitivity Training

Develop your problem sensitivity skill as a seafarer and improve your ability to identify possible problem indicators in a work environment. This course represents 1 of 5 cognitive skill courses in the complete Cognitive Skills for Seafarers Training Package.

Well-Being & Personal Development

Price€ 17,85

Price includes VAT 19% (Germany)

right arrow 16 Course Description

Cognitive skills are the vehicle for your cognition, which refers to the various processes of your thinking daily. Cognitive skills are the skills your brain utilises to process stimuli. The more complex information processing is required on board, the greater the demand for seafarers with high cognitive skills.

Problem Sensitivity is the ability to identify differences between the actual situation and the desired situation. It involves identifying existing problems or any possible indicators or hazards that could potentially cause a problem. It also involves informing the team of a problem or a potential hazard to deal with it.

This course allows you to showcase to your employers that you are being proactive and in line with the maritime industry's modern-day demands.

right arrow 16 Course Objectives

To identify differences between the actual situation and the desired situation in order to identify problems or potential hazard and deal with them.

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: Better safe than sorry
Module 2: Learning from the past!

right arrow 16 Learning Outcomes

Module 1: Better safe than sorry - introduces problem sensitivity and enhances your awareness for indicators.
Module 2: Learning from the past - enables you to enrich your knowledge and extrapolate past situations to identify potential problems early on.

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: Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge

Operating Systems:

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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