Basic Training Refresher (Blended)

  • Length3 Days

Note: Participants in this program, will be required to participate in rigorous physical activity which will include, but is not limited to, the following activities:

Jumping into pool from height of approximately one meter.

Swimming a distance of approximately 20 feet while wearing a PFD or immersion suit.

Staying afloat for approximately 1 minute without the use of a PFD or similar aid.

Deploying and entering a life raft and righting a capsized life raft while wearing a PFD or immersion suit.

Conducting search & rescue of simulated personnel casualties weighing approximately 150 pounds from an enclosed space-smoke/fire environment while wearing breathing apparatus and protective clothing.

Extinguishing fires with and without the aid of breathing apparatus. This will include moving quickly and climbing up and down ladders while holding fire fighting equipment such as heavy hoses.

Bending, stooping, lifting, and turning real or simulated patients.

Performing cardio-pulmonary resuscitation on a mannequin.

Course Description

This blended (Online and on campus) course is designed to provide the student with a refresher of basic maritime personal survival techniques. It also reviews personal social and safety responsibilities, first aid, and fire prevention and firefighting skills, which fulfills the 2010 Amendments to the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW) Code, as amended.

This STCW refresher course is for mariners who do not have one year of sea time within the last five years.

The online portion of this course will consist of one day (8 hours) of lecture on Basic Firefighting and Personal Survival Techniques, and Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities. Students will complete  two days (16 hours) on campus completing First Aid & CPR lecture, discussion, demonstration and exams, Firefighting practicals & exam, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities’ exam, and Personal Survival Techniques practicals & exam.

 

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