Basic Training Revalidation (Blended)
- Length2 Days
In this blended (Online and on campus) course, provides students with a refresher of basic maritime personal survival and fire prevention/firefighting skills, which fulfills the 2010 Amendments to the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) Code, as amended, training requirements as listed in CG-CVC Policy Letter No. 12-07.
If you complete this STCW revalidation course, you will satisfy the minimum standard of competence in personal survival techniques and fire prevention and firefighting of Table A-VI/1-1 and Table A-VI/1-2 of the STCW Code, as amended. You must, however, have been previously certified per Section VI/1 of the STCW Code, as amended, and present evidence of one year of service within the past five years to the United States Coast Guard (USCG).
The online portion of this course will consist of one day (8 hours) of lecture on Basic Firefighting and Personal Survival Techniques. Students will complete the final day (8 hours) on campus completing Firefighting practicals & exam and Personal Survival Techniques practicals & exam.
BT Revalidation Class Requirements:
As well as providing proof of your service as a mariner, you must also meet the following requirements to take part in BT revalidation classes:
- General good health
- Physical ability to safely carry out rigorous activities during “live” firefighting exercises
- Clean-shaven appearance to comply with fire-field safety rules
Each attendee will be required to complete a screening questionnaire before beginning the STCW basic training revalidation course.