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World-class maritime training that includes mandatory STCW courses for personnel working at sea. 

 

STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) Update
Newcastle

Seafarers who hold an existing personal survival techniques certificate are required to complete an STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) Update training course. 

Delegates will maintain proficiency under the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments.

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STCW Fire Prevention & Firefighting Update
Newcastle

STCW Fire Prevention & Firefighting Update training ensures seafarers who hold a valid basic Fire Prevention & Firefighting (FPFF) certificate can revalidate their competence.

STCW states that "seafarers qualified in accordance with paragraph 2 in basic training shall be required, every five years, to provide evidence of having maintained the required standard of competence".

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STCW Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA)
Newcastle

The STCW Convention and Code as has been amended by the Manila amendments (2010) contains new requirements regarding security training. All personnel employed or engaged on board ships to which the ISPS Code applies, require this training.

The MCA Accredited STCW ISPS Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA) Course meets the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements set out in Regulation VI/6, paragraph 4 and Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 4 of the STCW  Convention and Code 1978, as amended. Approved by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA), it has been designed to give delegates an understanding of their various security awareness and understanding of the Ship Maritime Security Levels. 

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STCW Proficiency in Designated Security Duties (PDSD)
Newcastle

The MCA PDSD course follows the ISPS Code, which is a comprehensive set of maritime security measures to enhance the safety and security of ships and port facilities against criminal, terrorist, maritime espionage breaches and international piracy. It does this by providing a standardised framework model of risk management that is internationally recognised. Designed during the fall out of the 9/11 attacks, it is implemented through XI-2 of the SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) Convention and is mandatory for the 148 contracting governments who have signed up to this.

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STCW Proficiency as a Ships Security Officer (SSO)
Newcastle

The MCA SSO course follows the ISPS Code, which is a comprehensive set of maritime security measures to enhance the safety and security of ships and port facilities against criminal, terrorist, maritime espionage breaches and international piracy. It does this by providing a standardised framework model of risk management that is internationally recognised. Designed during the fall out of the 9/11 attacks, it is implemented through XI-2 of the SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) Convention and is mandatory for the 148 contracting governments who have signed up to this.

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STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
Newcastle

STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) is a 1 day training course that is mandatory for all persons intending to work at sea in any capacity.

Delegates will gain knowledge and understanding of the survival procedures adopted by seafarers to maximise their chances of survival in a maritime emergency.

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STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA)
Newcastle

This STCW elementary first aid course module is a combination of theory and practical training for basic first aid and lifesaving skills. It provides an introduction to the principles of first aid and shows delegates how to respond to the most common medical emergencies.

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STCW Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (PSSR)
Newcastle

This training is intended to meet the requirements set out in Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code for training in personal safety and social responsibilities. The training forms part of the requirements for basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship on the business of that ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship. The training must be undertaken before new entrants are assigned to any such shipboard duties. The objective of the training is to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic induction in safety procedures and accident prevention and to familiarise them with the employment conditions and working environment on board merchant vessels.

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STCW Fire Prevention & Firefighting (FPFF)
Newcastle

STCW Fire Prevention & Firefighting (FPFF) training is part of the basic training required for seafarers employed or engaged on board a ship in any capacity.

Delegates will gain an understanding of the nature and risk of fire, and the expertise to take immediate action and respond fires on board a vessel.

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STCW Advanced Firefighting
Newcastle

This STCW Advanced Firefighting training course is aimed at officers and senior crew.

Delegates will take part in various practical emergency response drills and rescue scenarios which covering the role of an on-board commander in the event of an emergency on a ship.

 

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