STCW Basic Safety


Certificate Awarded

Transport Canada Training Certificate
(Awarding of Certificate is subject to participant producing a current Marine Basic First Aid or Marine Advanced First Aid certificate in accordance with STCW Code Table A-VI/1-3)

Prerequisites

Please note that this session contains Virtual Online lectures and you will be a required to download the Microsoft Teams App to your device in order to take part in the virtual lectures Please copy and paste the following into your browser: https://www.microsoft.com/en-ca/microsoft-365/microsoft-teams/download-app  

A person must be at least 16 years of age to take the STCW Basic Safety course;

Marine Institute approved medical clearance;  

Marine Institute approved fit testing
 

   

Course Description

This course meets the requirements of STCW Convention Regulation VI/1 and STCW Code Tables A-VI/1-1, A- VI/1-2 and A-VI/1-4, basic safety training for seafarers as noted in TP 4957 in Marine Personnel Regulations in Basic Safety and in Marine Fire Fighting.

Course Outline

PART 1 - PROFICIENCY IN PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES (STCW A-VI/1-1) 
1.0    Hazards and Emergencies
2.0    Emergency Response
3.0    Lifesaving Appliances and Abandonment
4.0    Damage Control and Evacuation
5.0    Survival
6.0    Rescue
7.0    Helicopter Assistance
8.0    Maintenance and Inspection of Emergency Equipment

PART 2 - FIRE PREVENTION AND FIRE FIGHTING (STCW A-VI/1-2) 
1.0    Introduction, Safety and Survival
2.0    Concept and Application of the Fire Triangle to Fire and Explosion
3.0    Types and Sources of Ignition
4.0    Flammable Materials Commonly Found Onboard
5.0    Constant Vigilance
6.0    Fire Hazards
7.0    Organization of Shipboard Fire Fighting
8.0    Location of Fire Fighting Appliances and Emergency Escape Routes
9.0    Fire Spread in Different Parts of a Ship
10.0    Fire and Smoke Detection Measures on Ships and Automatic  Alarm Systems
11.0    Classification of Fires and Appropriate Extinguishing Agents
12.0    Selection of Fire Fighting Appliances and Equipment
13.0    Precautions for and Use of Fixed Installations
14.0    Maintaining and Inspecting Fire Fighting Equipment

PART 3 - PERSONAL SAFETY AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES (STCW-A-VI/1-4) 
1.0    Observe Safe Working Practices
2.0    Comply with Emergency Procedures
3.0    Take Precautions to Prevent Pollution of the Marine Environment
4.0    Contribute to Effective Communications Onboard Ship
5.0    Contribute to Effective Human Relationships Onboard Ship
6.0    Contribute to Effective Human Relationships Onboard Ship - Social Responsibilities
7.0    Understand and Take Necessary Actions to Control Fatigue

 


ATTENTION: Your acceptance notification will be E-mailed to the E-mail account you provide during the registration process. Please remember to check your Junk E-mail folder for any communications that may have been filtered to that location.

Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.

Course Section List

Start DateEnd DateHoursLocationCostRegister
14 Jan 202221 Jan 202246Online Delivery – OSSC, Offshore Safety & Survival Centre - Foxtrap Campus$2250.00
03 Mar 202210 Mar 202246Online Delivery – OSSC, Offshore Safety & Survival Centre - Foxtrap Campus$2250.00
09 Sep 202216 Sep 202246Online Delivery – OSSC, Offshore Safety & Survival Centre - Foxtrap Campus$2250.00