Join Confident Captain/Ocean Pros for our 16 hour, 2-Day power boating course. Learn basic safety, navigation, boat handling, weather & more. Hands-on adventure and fun with a focus on safety and seamanship.
by Confident Captain
Any applicant who successfully completes the Basic Training Refresher through Confident Captain will satisfy the continued competency requirements for STCW Basic Training in STCW, as amended 2010, Basic Training in Section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(e) and 46 CFR 12.602(e), AND, all of the tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 08-14. Applicants are not required to present completed Record of Assessment Sheets when applying for an STCW endorsement. This three-day, 24 hours training course provides refresher/revalidation training to seafarers in:
Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (PSSR)
First Aid and CPR (EFA)
Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
Basic Fire Fighting (BFF)
*Additional classes may be added as refresher demand increases for upcoming deadlines.
** Private courses can be booked for groups of 8 or more.
When I was with the USCG Aux aviation program we had to do a similar water test/training. They had us wear flight suits so the training would be “realistic”. Would have been closer to reality if we had been thrown down a flight of stairs and then into cold water but it was better than nothing.