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BASIC SAFETY TRAINING COURSE (MTC Accredited Course) This is an 8-day course consisting of the following modules: Elementary First Aid Fire prevention and Fire Fighting Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities Proficiency in Personal Survival Technique ELEMENTARY FIRST AID COURSE DESCRIPTION In accordance with paragraph 1 of section 17 of the IMO/ILO Document for Guidance, 1985, this course is intended for all seafarers who are to serve aboard sea-going merchant ships. The training should be provided early in a seafarer's vocational training, preferably during pre- sea training. This model course aims to provide the training for candidates to provide elementary first aid on board ship, in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code. OBJECTIVE This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section a VI/1 Table A-VI/1-3. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in elementary first aid a trainee will be competent to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency until the arrival of a person with medical first aid skills or the person in charge of medical care on board. Successful completion of this course will enable any seafarer on a sea-going merchant ship to provide immediate basic medical care at the scene of an accident or other medical emergency until the arrival of a person with first aid skills or the person in charge of medical care aboard. CERTIFICATION A trainee who successfully completes it may be issued with a certificate attesting that he has completed a course of training to enable him to take basic immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency on board ship, and pursuant to Regulation VI/1, Section A-VI/1, Para 2 (.1.3) of the STCW-78 Convention, as amended in 1995. A certificate may be issued only by centers approved by the Administration.

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BASIC SAFETY TRAINING COURSE (MTC Accredited Course)

This is an 8-day course consisting of the following modules:

Elementary First Aid Fire prevention and Fire Fighting Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities Proficiency in Personal Survival Technique

ELEMENTARY FIRST AID

COURSE DESCRIPTION In accordance with paragraph 1 of section 17 of the IMO/ILO Document for Guidance, 1985, this course is intended for all seafarers who are to serve aboard sea-going merchant ships. The training should be provided early in a seafarer's vocational training, preferably during pre-sea training. This model course aims to provide the training for candidates to provide elementary first aid on board ship, in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code. OBJECTIVE This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section a VI/1 Table A-VI/1-3. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in elementary first aid a trainee will be competent to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency until the arrival of a person with medical first aid skills or the person in charge of medical care on board. Successful completion of this course will enable any seafarer on a sea-going merchant ship to provide immediate basic medical care at the scene of an accident or other medical emergency until the arrival of a person with first aid skills or the person in charge of medical care aboard. CERTIFICATION A trainee who successfully completes it may be issued with a certificate attesting that he has completed a course of training to enable him to take basic immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency on board ship, and pursuant to Regulation VI/1, Section A-VI/1, Para 2 (.1.3) of the STCW-78 Convention, as amended in 1995. A certificate may be issued only by centers approved by the Administration.

BASIC SAFETY TRAINING COURSE ENTRY STANDARDS The course is open to all seafarers who are to serve on board sea-going merchant ships. There are no particular educational requirements. INCLUDED TOPICS General Principles of First Aid, Circulatory System, Respiratory System; Shock; Integumentary System; Skeletal System; Burns; Wounds; Emergency Rescue and Transfer; Basic Life Support.

DURATION: 15 HOURS

FIRE PREVENTION AND FIRE FIGHTING

COURSE DESCRIPTION This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/1, paragraph 2, and Table A-VI/1-2. It provides knowledge in fire fighting and fire prevention, as well as, how to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship and to use fire appliances correctly. OBJECTIVE This model course aims to provide the training for candidates in fire prevention and fighting in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code. This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/1, paragraph 2, and Table A-VI/1-2. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in fire prevention and fire fighting, a trainee will be competent to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship and to use fire appliances correctly. The trainee will also have knowledge of fire prevention. ENTRY STANDARDS This course is open to prospective seafarers and should preferably be given prior to their being employed on a seagoing ship. There are no particular educational requirements. All trainees must be certified by doctor to be in good health.

BASIC SAFETY TRAINING COURSE CERTIFICATION A trainee who successfully completes it may be issued with a certificate attesting that he has completed a course based on Annex I of Resolution A.437 (XI): Training of crews in fire fighting, and pursuant to Regulation VI/1, Section A-VI/1, Para 2 (1.2) of the STCW-78 Convention, as amended. On successful completion of the course and demonstration of competence, a document may be issued certifying that the holder has met the standard of competence specified in Table A-VI/1-2 of STCW 1995. A certificate may be issued only by centers approved by the Administration. INCLUDED TOPICS Safety and Principles; Concepts and Application of Fire Triangle to Fire and Explosion; Location of Firefighting Appliances and Emergency Escape Routes; Flammable Materials Commonly Found on Board; Safe Practices; Fire and Smoke Detection Measures; Selection of Firefighting Appliances; Shipboard Organization.

DURATION: 15 HOURS PERSONAL SAFETY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

COURSE DESCRIPTION This model course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for seafarers for familiarization, basic safety training, and instruction in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code. This course is open to all seafarers who intend to be employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship as part of the ship's complement. It shall cover mandatory training requirements for the trainee under Section A-VI/1 Paragraph 2.1.4 and columns 1 and 2 of Table A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code, 1995. OBJECTIVE A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to : Comply with the emergency procedures; take precautions to prevent pollution of the maritime environment; Observe safe working practices; Understand orders and be understood in relation to shipboard duties; Contribute to effective human relationships on board ship.

BASIC SAFETY TRAINING COURSE ENTRY STANDARDS There are no specific entry standards for the training in this model course. The training is mandatory for all prospective seafarers, who should complete this basic training before being assigned to any shipboard duties. CERTIFICATION On successful completion of the course and demonstration of competence, a certificate may be issued certifying that the holder has met the standard of competence specified in Table A VI/1-4 of STCW 1995. INCLUDED TOPICS Observe Safe Working Practices; Comply with Emergency Procedures; Take Precautions to Prevent Pollution of the Marine Environment; Interpersonal Relationships; Understand orders and be Understood in Relation to Shipboard Duty; Contribute to Effective Human Relationships on Board Ship; Social Responsibility. DURATION: 14 HOURS

PROFICIENCY IN PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUE

COURSE DESCRIPTION This model course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for seafarers for familiarization, basic safety training, and instruction in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of STCW Code. This course covers the training recommended in resolution 19 on training of seafarers in personal survival techniques adopted by the International Conference on Training and Certificate of Seafarers, 1978. OBJECTIVE A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations, take measures appropriate to his own survival and to the survival of others, and use survival equipment correctly. He will also acquire knowledge in some instances which will enable him to identify and correct defects and thereby prevent emergencies. This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention and Code Chapter VI, Section A-VI/1. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in personal survival techniques, a trainee will be able to survive at sea in the event of the ship abandonment.

BASIC SAFETY TRAINING COURSE ENTRY STANDARDS This course is principally intended as basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship as part of the ship's complement with designated safety duties in operation of the ship. There are no particular educational requirements. All trainees must be certified by a doctor to be in good health. This course is open to prospective seafarers and should preferably be given before they take up employment in a sea-going ship. CERTIFICATION A trainee who successfully completes it may be issued with a certificate attesting that he has completed a course based on the Annex to Resolution 19 adopted by the International Conference on Training and Certification of Seafarers, 1978, and pursuant to Regulation VI/1, Section A-VI/1, Para 2 (.1.1) of the STCW-78 Convention, as amended in 1995. INCLUDED TOPICS Emergency Situations, Personal Survival Appliances (PSA) Theory; Survival Craft and Rescue Boat; Survival at Sea; Emergency Radio Equipment; Helicopter Assistance.

DURATION: 13.25 HOURS Duration: 8 Days

Training Venue: Redo II Building (Theoretical)

Naic Training Complex

(Practicum)

Schedule: Starts Every Monday,

Wednesday and Friday

AM & PM classes

ELEMENTARY FIRST AID COURSE OUTLINE

SUBJECT AREA

Approximate time

(hour)

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency

Lectures, demonstrations and

practical work 1 General Principles

1.0

2 Body Structure and Functions

2.0

3 Management of Shock

1.0

4 Bleeding

1.5

5 Burns, Scalds, and accidents caused by electricity

1.0

6 Resuscitation

2.0

7 Positioning of Casualty

1.5

8 The unconscious Casualty

1.0

9 Rescue and Transport of Casualty

1.5

10 Other topics

2.5

TOTAL

15.0

PERSONAL SAFETY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES COURSE OUTLINE

LECTURE SUBJECT AREA

HOURS

1. Observe safe working practices

1.1 Ship familiarization

1.2 Nature of shipboard hazards

1.3 Use and demonstrate of PPE

1.4 List operations that take place on board which can be hazardous

1.5 Loading and unloading or cargoes

1.6 Mooring and unmooring

1.7 Enclosed spaces

1.8 Hot work

1.9 Working aloft

3.0

2. Comply with emergency procedures

2.1 Introduction

2.2 Importance of the course

2.3 Explains the term emergency

2.4 Drills and Musters

2.5 Value and need of drills and training

2.6 International communication

2.0

3. Take Precautions to prevent pollution of the maritime environment

3.1 Define the term pollution

3.2 Effects of operational or accidental pollution of the marine environment

3.3 International measures for pollution prevention, pollution avoidance and containment or pollutants

3.4 Contents of oil record book

3.5 Control of discharge of oil and special areas

3.6 Control of oil discharge from machinery spaces and oil fuel tanks

2.0

LECTURE SUBJECT AREA

HOURS 3.7 Pollution by sewage from ships

3.8 Pollution by garbage from ships

3.9 Introduces the contents of Annex VI of Marpol

4. Contribute to effective human relationships on boar d ship

4.1 International Personal Relationships

4.2 Team building

4.3 Team work

2.0

5. Understand orders and be understood in relation to ship board duties

5.1 Fundamentals of communications

5.2 Methods of communications

5.3 Barriers in communication

5.4 Effective transmission skills

5.5 Effective listening skills

5.6 Effects and consequences of wrong communication

5.7 Communication sum-up

3.0

6 Contribute to effective human relationships on bo ard ship (concluded)

– Social responsibilities

6.1 Rights and obligation of crew

6.2 Employment conditions, etc.

6.3 Drugs and alcohol

6.4 Health and hygiene on board

6.5 SARS

6.6 Summing up

2.0

TOTAL 14.0

PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES COURSE OUTLINE

LECTURE DEMO

SUBJECT AREA HOURS

I. Introduction, Safety Principles of Survival - Definition of Survival - Survival in general - Psychology of survival - Hazards of survival - Value of training & drills - SOLAS training manual, safety symbols

1.0

II. Emergency Situations - Definition of emergency - Types of emergency - Causes & action to be done - Muster list / station bill - Alarms /signals - Location & use of safety equipment - Escape routes / emergency exits

1.0

III. Personal Life Saving Appliances - Lifejacket - Lifebuoy - Immersion suit - Thermal Protective aid - Visual signals

a. rocket parachute flare b. hand flare c. buoyant smoke signal d. waterproof flashlight / signal torch e. heliograph mirror

- Audio- Signal

a. whistle/sound b. radio – transmitting devices

- portake radio / VHF - emergency position indicating radio

beacon (EPIRB) - Search and rescue transponders

(SART) - Line throwing appliances

2.5 0.5

LECTURE DEMO SUBJECT AREA

HOURS IV. Survival Crafts

- Definition - Kinds

a. Liferaft - definition - types - requirements - launching procedure - uprighting procedure

b. Lifeboat - definition - requirements - types - launching devices/appliances - launching procedure

c. rescue boat - definition - requirements

2.0

V. Evacuation - abandonship - phases - what to wear - what to take - actions on hearing the alarm - the ways of abandoning the ship - entry into the water - action when in the water - boarding a survival craft - action to take after boarding survival craft

1.0 0.5

VI. Survival at Sea - General aspect of survival - Organizing for survival - Survival aboard craft - Water discipline - Food while in water and on land - Individual or group morale - Cold water survival - Ocean water survival - Protective measures against sharks - Dangers to survivors - Survival swimming

a. breathing b. floating c. swimming strokes d. dangers in swimming

2.0

LECTURE DEMO SUBJECT AREA

HOURS VII. Helicopter Assistance

- Helicopter rescue - Preparations/Arrival - Methods of rescue

a. single lift b. double lift c. rescue lift d. stretcher lift

1.0

VIII. – Assessment 0.5 IX. Practical Drills 4.0 TOTAL 11.0 5.0 GRAND TOTAL 16 hrs.