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

Course Section List

Start DateEnd DateHoursLocationCostRegister
26 Apr 202426 Apr 20248Marine Institute Ridge Road$240.00
31 May 202431 May 20248Offshore Safety & Survival Centre - Foxtrap Campus$240.00

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


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.