Marine Emergency Duties - Domestic Vessel Safety (DVS)

Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement


Marine Institute approved medical;
A person must be at least 15 years of age to take the DVS course

Course Description

This course was developed to comply with the requirements of the Marine Personnel Regulations on minimum training in personal survival techniques and fire fighting for Canadian seafarers sailing on board passenger vessels, workboats or fishing vessels engaged on a voyage in Canadian waters.

Course Outline

1.0 Hazards and Emergencies
2.0 Firefighting
3.0 Emergency Response
4.0 Lifesaving Appliances and Abandonment
5.0 Survival
6.0 Rescue
7.0 Maintenance and Inspection of Emergency Equipment
8.0 Passenger Control

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. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our Refund Policy.

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 DateDaysHoursLocationCostRegister
12 Feb 201815 Feb 2018428Holyrood Community Centre, Offshore Safety & Survival Centre$1150.00
27 Feb 201802 Mar 2018428Benoit's Cove$1150.00
13 Mar 201816 Mar 2018428Lewisporte$1150.00
26 Mar 201829 Mar 2018428Holyrood Community Centre, Offshore Safety & Survival Centre$1150.00