Basic Safety Training
STCW BASIC SAFETY TRAINING (BST)
STCW Basic Safety Training (BST) course is the cornerstone to maritime training. It provides a hands-on training experience with safety equipment combined with classroom instruction, and is designed for all seafarers with designated safety or pollution prevention duties.
Our 5-day, 40-hour STCW Basic Safety Training course is typically held Monday-Friday, hosted by the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education in Piney Point, MD.
Completion of the course satisfies the Basic Safety Training requirement for all licenses and endorsements. The Basic Safety Training course offered by GLC Training is comprised of 4 modules that meet USCG and STCW standards.
Basic Fire FIghting
In this course, you will receive hands-on training extinguishing live fires in a controlled environment. This section of the BST training includes one day of classroom theory and one day of live-fire training.
Any applicant who has successfully completed our 16-hour Basic Fire Fighting course will satisfy: a) the Basic Safety Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-2 of the STCW Code and 46 CFR10.205(1)(2); AND b) the Basic Fire Fighting training requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(g) and 10.401(g)(1) for a license; AND the Fire Fighting training requirements of 46 CFR 13.201(e), 13.301(e), 13.401(d) or 13.501(e) for any tankerman endorsement.
Personal Survival Techniques
In this course, you will learn the practice and demonstrate skills for successfully using lifejackets, liferafts and immersion (survival) suits. Training and demonstrations are conducted in the comfort and safety of a swimming pool. A student successfully completing this course will be able to demonstrate competency in surviving at sea in the event of abandoning ship. This 12-hour course is designed for all seafarers with designated safety or pollution prevention duties.
Any applicant who has successfully completed our 12-hour Personal Survival Techniques course will satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code and 46 CFR 10.205(l).
First Aid & CPR
This 8-hour course, covering basic First Aid and CPR with an emphasis on techniques used while at sea, is taught by experienced medical care providers. Students successfully completing this course will be able to take immediate action upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency.
Any applicant who has successfully completed our 8-hour First Aid & CPR course will satisfy the Basic Safety- Elementary First Aid training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-3 of the STCW Code and 46 CFR 10.205(l)(3); AND if presented within one year of the date or training, the First Aid & CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(h)(1)(ii) and 10.205(h)(2)(iii) for original issuance of a license.
Personal Safety and Social Responsiblility
This part of BST covers the aspects of working on vessels—aligned with a safe and healthy workplace. Students who successfully complete this course will be able to comply with emergency procedures, take precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment, observe safe working practices, understand orders and be understood in relation to shipboard duties, and contribute to effective human relationships on board ship.
Any applicant who has successfully complete our 4-hour Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities course will satisfy the Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities training requirements of 46 CFR 10.205(l)(4) and Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-4 for the STCW Code. This 4-hour course is designed for all seafarers with designated safety or pollution prevention duties.
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