General Ship Knowledge, Level 1 (GSK1) (Online Delivery)

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Course Description

This entry-level course is designed to provide mariners with a basic knowledge of ships machinery and engineering, including electrical systems. In addition, the course includes an in-depth study the following acts, regulations, codes and orders.

Course Outline

1.0 FAO/ILO/IMO Code of Safety for Fishermen

2.0 Safe Working Practices Regulations as applied to Fishing Vessels

3.0 Boat and Fire Drill and Means of Exit Regulations

4.0 Canada Labour Code

5.0 Canada Shipping Act, 2001

6.0 Fire Safety Regulations

7.0 Life-Saving Equipment Regulations

8.0 Marine Occupational Safety and Health Regulations

9.0 Marine Personnel Regulations

10.0 Pollutant Discharge Reporting Regulations, 1995

11.0 Regulations for Prevention of Pollution from Ships and for Dangerous Chemicals

12.0 Safety Procedures for Confined Spaces

13.0 Safety Procedures for Hazardous Materials

14.0 Vessel Certificates Regulations

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