STCW Basic Training

STCW Basic Training

Target Group

This course is aimed at any personnel who will be engaged in any capacity on board with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of a ship or a cruise.

Course Duration

6 days

Course Objectives

During the course, participants will gain and demonstrate a level of competence according to the requirements in Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid and Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities.

Course Outline

  • Survival at sea in the event of ship abandonment.
  • Fight and extinguish fires.
  • Minimise the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire.
  • Take immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency.
  • Comply with emergency procedures.
  • Observe safe working practices.
  • Take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment.
  • Understand and take necessary actions to control fatigue.
  • Contribute to effective communications on board ship.
  • Contribute effective human relationships on board ship.

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion and assessment a certificate of proficiency will be issued in accordance with the regulations VI/1, Section A-VI/1 – 2 by the Marine Department of Malaysia with a validity of 5 years.

Pre Course Requirement

All participants must possess a valid seafarer medical certificate issued by an approved medical practitioner and seaman card document issued by the Marine Department of Malaysia.