Small Non-pleasure Domestic Vessel Basic Safety (SDV-BS)

Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement;
Transport Canada Training Certificate


None, however Transport Canada requirements state “A person must be at least 15 years of age to take the SDV-BS course.”

Course Description

This is a marine emergency duties course designed for crew members of non-pleasure vessels of not more than 150GT which operate not more than 25 miles from shore. This course outline meets the requirements under TP 4957 – Marine Emergency Training Courses for the applicable section.

Course Outline

1.0 Introduction and Course Safety

2.0 Hazards and Emergencies

3.0 Emergency Response

4.0 Marine Firefighting

5.0 Lifesaving Appliances and Abandoning

6.0 Survival

7.0 Signaling

8.0 Rescue


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Course Section List

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