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STCW Mandatory | Basic Safety Training (BST)at Elkins Marine 

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Maritime security Awareness.

Assessment: 100% attendance
Theory and Practical examinations and assessment.

APPROVALS: US Coastguard (International)

Prerequisites: Medical fitness, Basic understanding of English language.

STCW/Mandatory, Basic Safety Training at Elkins Marine Training International Nigeria (Africa) is the starting point for persons seeking employment in the maritime industry.

The Training: 

1. 8-Hour Elementary First Aid and CPR
2. 12-Hour Personal Survival
3. 4-Hour Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
4. 16-Hour Basic Firefighting

5. 4-Hour ISPS Code MSA can be included in the BST package as an extra Module.

Personal Survival Techniques                                                                                

The International Maritime Organisation recommends that this course should be taken by every prospective seafarer. It covers training in personal survival techniques and is based on the provisions of table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code and derived from IMO Model Course 1.19.

Personal Safety and Social Responsibility                            

This course is recommended for every prospective seafarer. It covers the minimum mandatory training in personal safety and social responsibility required by section A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code. The course is based on the new IMO Model Course 1.21 and is normally taken in conjunction with our course in Personal Survival Techniques (STCW-01).

Elementary First Aid 

This course provides training in elementary first aid at the support level, as required by table A-VI/1-3 of the STCW Code. It is based on the revised IMO Model Course 1.07.   

Basic Firefighting

This course covers the mandatory minimum training in firefighting required by section A-VI/1-2 of the STCW Code and is based on the revised IMO Model Course 1.20.

Participants will gain knowledge in personal survival technique (PST) and standard of competence in survival at sea in the event of ship abandonment, fire, and medical emergencies, minimize the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to fire emergencies, fight and extinguish fire on board a vessel/ship (fire prevention and firefighting), take immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergencies (elementary first aid),  and comply with emergencies and safety procedures personnel safety and social responsibility (PSSR). 

Elkins Maritime's Basic Safety Training course is approved by the U.S. Coast Guard and all whitelist member. Our course is also recognized by many other nations for mariners serving on vessels flying their flags.

 5-Day Basic Safety Training Series
Basic Safety Training Class Dates   There are four basic Mandatory classes which comprise "Basic Safety Training."

No entry qualification is required but candidates must have a reasonable standard of written English and be willing to learn.

Location: Owerri Imo State, Lagos or your base if you have the facilities in place.

Duration: 5 days

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