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Efficient Deckhand (EDH)


  • Next Date: 10th May 2021
  • Price: GBP (£)670 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School Warsash
  • Location Southampton
  • All Dates 10th May 2021 - 2 places
    17th May 2021 - 2 places
    24th May 2021 - 2 places
    7th Jun 2021 - 2 places
    14th Jun 2021 - 2 places
    19th Jul 2021 - 2 places
  • Duration 5 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

Efficient Deck Hand (EDH)

A theoretical and practical course that enables an understanding of shipboard organisation and operations, pilot ladders and means of access, cargo work, safety and seamanship, including knots, splicing and whipping and seizing.

The following course content is included:

Shipboard organisation and operations

Shipboard organisation, parts of a vessel, deck equipment, lookout reporting, helm orders, anchoring and mooring arrangements etc.

Pilot ladders and means of access

Rigging a pilot ladder, means of access, boarding arrangements etc.

Cargo work

Hatch covers, derricks and cranes, blocks and tackles, containers and securing arrangements etc.


COSWOP, IMO safety signs, enclosed spaces, fire extinguishers, lifeboat and liferaft launching etc.


Rope types and construction, knots, bends and hitches, rigging a bosun’s chair and stage, rope and wire splicing, whipping and seizing, parcelling and serving etc.

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Warsash Maritime School, Solent University, East Park Terrace, Southampton, SO14 0YN, UK

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