PASSENGER SHIP FAMILIARIZATION (PSF)
On successful completion of the course, the candidates would be able to serve in the capacity of ratings or other personnel (support level) on Passenger Ships. In addition to their normal duties as ratings they would be able to assist in handling passenger in an emergency on board.
- Passenger ship disasters and lessons learnt
- Basic Passenger Ship Requirements
- Emergency preparedness
- Familiarization training
- Design and operation limitations
- Basic ability to understand and observe any operational limitations
- Basic Procedures for opening, closing and securing hull opening.
- Basic stability and stress requirements and limitations
- Procedures for the maintenance of special equipment on passenger ships
- Loading and cargo securing
- Dangerous cargo areas
- Emergency procedures
- Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety Hull Integrity
- Communication with passenger
- Crowd Management
- Awareness of life-saving appliance and control plans
- The ability to assist passengers enroute to muster and embarkation stations, including
- Mustering procedures
- Crowd Management (Practical Drills)
- Crisis Management
Assessment and Certification
The evaluation shall have a component of objective type paper to assess the understanding of the candidate.
E-Learning and Exit Examination
Please note that all exit exams are now conducted online the DGS website and can only be attempted once the candidates have complete the requisite e-learning hours on the DGS website.
Candidates are allowed a total of three attempts only. If you do not pass on the third attempt, that particular course has to be repeated after paying the full course fees again.
Note: As per DGS instructions it is mandatory to attempt the exit exams from the institute.