If you are looking for an STCW training provider who has scored 100%* for course experience, then choose Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service. Who better to train with than current serving fire fighters?!
This Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) approved STCW Basic Safety Week course is provided by Red One (the commercial trading arm of Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service). We provide all STCW courses, our courses are delivered in Plymouth by firefighters who share a genuine passion for fire prevention and maritime safety.
This training course is provided at a real life fire station and the practical exercises are provided with greater realism with the use of a steel ship structure facility (one of only a few in the UK recognised by the MCA as suitable for training).
The STCW Basic Safety Week is made up of five elements providing candidates with knowledge and understanding through classroom based learning, demonstration and practical exercises. *Basic Fire Prevention & Firefighting Techniques *Elementary First Aid *Personal Sea Survival Techniques *Personal safety and social responsibilities *Proficiency in Security Awareness
JOIN THE REST AND TRAIN WITH THE BEST - All profits are returned to Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service, meaning you are supporting your local fire service. We collected feedback from 523 maritime course attendees between 2016-2018. All data accurate as of 10/08/2018.
“Did the venue meet your expectations?” - 100% YES
“Was the course experience good?” - 100% YES
“Were there adequate safety precautions?” - 100% YES
“Did the facilities meet your expectations?” - 99% YES
“Was there adequate training variety?” - 99% YES
“Was the catering value for money?” - 99% YES
“Was the course value for money?” - 99% YES
Instructors’ skills - 99.8% marked us 5/5.
Instructors’ attitude - 99.2% marked us 5/5.
Equipment condition, storage condition, clothing - 90% marked us 5/5
The welfare of our candidates is important so as part of the course fee, a range of lunch options are included from an excellent local bakery.