The STCW Basic Training (BT) aims to equip seafarers new to the maritime industry with the necessary knowledge, understanding and skills to perform the role as seafarer effectively. Delegates will receive appropriate STCW ’78 as amended approved basic training in: personal survival techniques, fire prevention and firefighting, elementary first-aid, personal safety and social responsibilities.
This training course is designed 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.
For admission to the course a delegate must be in the possession of a valid medical examination for seafarers, including the use of Breathing Apparatus (BA).
The certificate is valid for 5 years.