Stcw basic safety refresher training according to mca standards

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The aim of this course is to refresh the seafarers’ skills according to STCW A-VI/1, paragraph 3, table A-VI/1-1 and A-VI/1-2, in the subjects of Sea Survival and Basic Fire Fighting. As amended in 2010.


Course Content The STCW Basic Safety Refresher Training of 2 modules which include both theory and practical sessions
  • Minimize the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire
  • Fight and extinguish fires
  • Survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment
The course follows the guideline of Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) and Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Course participants must hold a STCW Basic Safety Training Certificate according to STCW A-VI/1-1, 1-3, 1-4 and a Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting certificate According to STCW A-VI/1-2. Or a valid Basic Safety Refresher certificate according to STCW A-VI/1, paragraph 3, table A-VI/1-1 and A-VI/1-2

Course Objectives Knowledge, understanding and proficiency of:
  • Type of emergency situations
  • Types of life saving appliances
  • Equipment in a survival craft
  • Location of personal life-saving equipment
  • Principles concerning survival
  • Shipboard firefighting organisation
  • Location of firefighting appliances and emergency escape routes
  • The element of fire and explosion
  • Types and sources of ignition
  • Flammable materials, fire hazards and spread of fire
  • The need of constant vigilance
  • Actions to be taken on board ship
  • Fire and smoke detection
  • Classification of fire and applicable extinguishing agents
  • Firefighting equipment and its location on board

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