About The Course
The most important course for crew on mega yachts and for ANYONE working on yachts, day charter boats, charter yachts, fishing boats, tour boats and all vessels which have paying passengers on board is the STCW’2010 course.
STCW 2010 Basic Training Is an international convention arising from the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and has the force of law in all the signatory countries.
(Extra training requirements are given for certain special types of ships).
NOT included for this convention are crew on warships, government (non-commercial) vessels, fishing vessels, pleasure yachts not engaged in trade, and wooden ships of primitive build.
In effect this encompasses all crew on mega yachts and local commercial vessels.
ONE DAY + HALF DAY:
Personal Survival course
A full day in a classroom covering subjects such as emergency situations, evacuation, survival craft and rescue boats, personal lifesaving appliances, survival at sea, emergency radio equipment and helicopter assistance.
The remainder of the course is spent in a swimming pool performing an actual life raft inflation and inversion and the simulation of other abandon ship procedures.
The theory and practical are both followed by an exam.
Fire Prevention module including shipboard firefighting organization, the elements of fire and explosion, types of ignition, fire and smoke detection, breathing apparatus use and automatic alarm system familiarization. Students will fight and extinguish actual fires using personal equipment, appliances methods and various agents.
The module includes seminar and practical instruction taught by licensed and certified firefighting professionals from the Maritime School of the West Indies.
It is followed by a written exam.
First Aid and CPR course instructed by our medical instructor .
Seven hours of theory and practical covering basic First Aid and CPR in marine situations.
The course is followed by a written exam.
ONE DAY + HALF DAY:
Personal Safety and Social Responsibility – The course is followed by a written exam.
1/2 day PMSA (Proficiency in Maritime Security Awareness)