STCW Basic Safety Training Course Information
The STCW is invaluable for those who are going to work on board charter yachts, coded vessels, passenger and/or commercial carrying vessels internationally. During the STCW course you will fulfil the requirements for the STCW Basic Safety Training course regulations by learning: personal safety & social responsibility, first-aid, personal survival techniques, basic fire fighting and fire prevention.
The STCW course is intended for those mariners who wish to work on all classes of marine vessels internationally.
On successful course completion participants will be issued with an internationally recognised certificate. Zephyr Yachting can organise your STCW Basic Safety Training for you with the latest new MCA training providers in the South of France. STCW classes are kept to a small number of students so that candidates gain maximum benefits from the tuition. Using the latest teaching aids, world class trainers with industry experience who put an emphasis on practical learning and understanding of the topics to ensure that passing the STCW exam is a breeze.
The STCW is thought in English, however all the staff are capable of speaking at least one other language.
Basic Safety Training (5 modules).
Required for every seafarer working on ships; the course covers the modules required by the STCW convention, A-VI/1 1-4 and 6:
1) Elementary First Aid,
2) Personal Survival Techniques,
3) Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities,
4) Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
5) Security Awareness.
Please note that the “Security Awareness for Seafarers with designated security duties” is an extra module since the latter applies only to seafarers with such duties serving on ships which fall under the ISPS (International Ship and Port Facilities Security) Code.
STCW Basic Safety Training Course Syllabus
• Personal Survival Techniques (PST) aka Safety and Sea Survival
• Training in life rafts
• Survival suits
• Action in the event of an emergency
• Distress communications
STCW - Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention
• Types and classes of fire hazard awareness
• Methods of fire extinguishment
• Structure and incident
• Response team participant
• Appropriate personal equipment
• Personal safety
• Team support and live exercises
STCW - Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
• Types of shipboard emergencies
• Alarms and signals
• Pollution prevention and management
• Safe working practice and enclosed spaces
• Accident prevention
• Drugs and alcohol awareness and prevention