There is no better way to learn safety skills than to practice
them side by side with a team of accomplished instructors! During
our 5-day course, you will learn firefighting, personal survival,
personal safety and social responsibility, and first aid/CPR theory
and then practice these skills in various environments.
Get ready to don full fire-fighting gear and practice putting out
fires; quickly change into a survival suit, deploy a liferaft, and
enter the raft which will be floating in a pool simulating an abandon
ship situation; fine tune your first aid and CPR skills to ensure
that you will be prepared in an emergency situation; all while learning
how to work effectively, efficiently, and respectively in a team
This course is instructed in compliance with STCW-95 Code A; VI/1-2
and provides a variety of practical and theoretical lessons fundamental
to onboard safety.
STCW is a five day course, as outlined below.
- A one day Personal Survival course module which is instructed
in compliance with STCW ’95 Code A – VI/1-2 and consists
of a half 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 module is spent
in a swimming pool performing a life raft inflation and inversion
and the simulation of other abandon ship procedures. Both the
theory and practical are followed by an exam.
- 4 hours of Personal Safety & Social Responsibility which is instructed in compliance with STCW '95 Code A-VI/1-2 and includes training on the various types of shipboard emergencies, principles of survival at sea and increasing your chance of survival.
- A two day Fire Prevention module which is instructed in compliance
with STCW ’95 Code A – VI/1-2 including shipboard fire
fighting organization, the elements of fire and explosion, types
of ignition, fire and smoke detection, breathing apparatus use
and automatic alarm system familiarization. CC/OP trainees 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 fire fighting professionals.
It takes two days to complete and is followed by a written exam.
- A one day First Aid and CPR course which is instructed in compliance
with STCW ’95 Code A – VI/1-2 and consists of approximately
seven hours of theory and practical covering basic First Aid
and CPR in marine situations. Through classroom lecture and use
of an anatomical mannequin suitable for performing cardio-pulmonary
resuscitation (CPR), the student will demonstrate:
- Basic life support (CPR) for an adult victim
- Initial treatment for severe bleeding
- Initial treatment for severe burns
- Basic patient transport
This course is followed by a written exam.
Certificates received at the end of the entire course: Candidates
who successfully complete the CC/OP STCW course will receive
(1) Basic Sea Survival Certificate (S.T.C.W. 95)
(2) Fire Fighting Certificate (S.T.C.W. 95)
(3) First Aid Certificate (S.T.C.W. 95)
(4) Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (S.T.C.W. 95)
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