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About this course

This half-day course is required for all crew with a duty to assist passengers in emergency situations on board ships.  

The course provides underpinning knowledge for dealing with crowds in emergencies; rules of crowd management, including mustering procedures; and factors affecting human behaviour in emergencies; as well as awareness of life-saving appliance and control plans. 

What you'll learn

At the end of your training you should:

  • be aware of shipboard lifesaving appliance and control plans,
  • be able to assist passengers en route to muster and embarkation stations, and
  • be able to carry out mustering procedures.

Please see our Covid-19 statement and guidance for those attending maritime training and certification courses and exams at Solent University from week commencing 6 July 2020.

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Course availability

Please contact admissions for course availability and to book.

Contact us

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course.

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Admissions Team

Normal office hours are (UK time):

08.30 - 17.00 Monday to Thursday
08.30 - 16.30 Friday