STCW Basic Safety Training

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  • 5.0 days
  • Marine


STCW Basic Safety Training meets the basic training requirements for all personnel intending to go to sea on merchant and/or fishing vessels.

The package includes Elementary First Aid, Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Firefighting, and Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities.

The training complies with regulation VI/1, paragraph 1 and section A-VI/1, paragraph 2.1 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended.


Delegates completing an STCW Basic Safety Training course package will be able to;

  • Go to sea on merchant and fishing vessels

Target Audience

Seafarers requiring basic training before going to sea.


There are no prerequisites for an STCW Basic Safety Training course package.


MCA-approved STCW certificates will be issued for each element upon successful completion of an STCW Basic Safety Training course package.


The certificates must be revalidated every 5 years.

Delegates should bring

  • Government issued photographic ID e.g. Driver's Licence or Passport
  • Swimwear and a towel
  • A change of clothing


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