STCW-10 Basic Safety Training

Join us for a 5-day STCW Basic Safety Training course to ensure onboard safety wherever you work.

December 5-9, 2022

40 hours over 5 days 8:30am-5pm

$ 1395

Why this course:

Professional Safety Training for Commercial Vessel and Yacht Crews

Confident Captain’s 5-day STCW-10 course covers firefighting, personal survival techniques, safety and social responsibilities, and First Aid/CPR. This course is instructed in compliance with STCW-10 Code A; VI/1-2 and provides a variety of practical and theoretical lessons fundamental to onboard safety.

The STCW-10 course offers students a chance to practice safety skills in simulated environments, side by side with a team of accomplished instructors. This course bundle is followed by written exam(s), after the successful completion of which the participant will receive the following certifications:

  • Basic Sea Survival Certificate (STCW-10)
  • Fire Fighting Certificate (STCW-10)
  • First Aid Certificate (STCW-10)
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (STCW-10)

Please note: Fire Rental gear is approximately $400.00 to rent. 

with Captain Andy Hammond

How this course works:

1.5-day Personal Survival Course

The first half of the day will be spent in the classroom covering subjects such as emergency situations, evacuation, survival craft and rescue boats, personal life-saving 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 practice are followed by an exam

4-hour Personal Safety & Social Responsibility Course

This module includes training in compliance with STCW-10 Code A; VI/1-2 on the various types of shipboard emergencies, principles of survival at sea and increasing your chance of survival

2-day Fire Prevention Course

In compliance with STCW-10 Code A; VI/1-2, this part of the course covers 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 a seminar and practical instruction taught by licensed and certified fire fighting professionals.
This section takes 2 days to complete and is followed by a written exam

1-day First Aid and CPR Course

  • 7 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


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