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STCW Courses

Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre is a leading provider of safety, survival and fire training delivered by expert staff and supported by outstanding facilities.

Contact us today on T 01253 504 800 or E offshore@blackpool.ac.uk.

OE1EC41 - STCW

Gain an understanding of safe working deck hand practices with the MCA approved Efficient Deck Hand (EDH) short course. Areas covered include seamanship, cargo work, pilot ladders and means of access, shipboard organisation and other associated topics. Assessment will be carried out via direct observation and oral questioning.

OE1EC227 - STCW

Update your firefighting knowledge and skills to an advanced level with this STCW course. The course gives all those seeking to update their training certification with the essential education and training set out in Table A-VI/3. Assessment will be carried out via direct observation, oral questioning, simulated scenarios and a written examination.

OE1EC07 - STCW

If you’re new to seafaring, this five-day course will provide you with a comprehensive training programme covering all four sections of the STCW basic safety training requirements.

OE1EC39 - STCW

Gain specialist knowledge in managing survival craft with the STCW Certificate in Proficiency Survival Craft and Rescue Boats. Specifically, you will learn about the construction and different types of survival craft during launch and recovery; you will also discover how to manage survival craft, survivors and injured persons, and administer first aid. Assessment will be carried out via direct observation, oral questioning and simulated scenarios.  

OE1EC27 - STCW

Gain basic first aid proficiency for use at sea with the STCW Elementary First Aid (EFA) course. Learn about the immediate action you would need to take upon encountering an accident or other medical emergency on board ship. Assessment is carried out via direct observation, oral questioning and simulated scenarios.   

OE1EC32 - STCW

Learn on-board fire prevention and firefighting techniques with this STCW course. Following a basic induction, you will learn about the ways in which fires are caused and the precautions to take to minimise the risk of fires occurring on board ships. Assessment is carried out via direct observation, oral questioning and a written examination. There are no entry requirements for this course.   

OE1EC219 - STCW

Update your knowledge of Fire Prevention and Firefighting with this one-day STCW MCA approved revalidation course. Under the new STCW 2010 requirements for training and certification, updated proficiency training in Fire Prevention and Firefighting needs to be undertaken every five years.

OE1EC229 - STCW

Update your training certification for Fast Rescue Boats (FRB) with this STCW course. Under the new STCW 2010 requirements for training and certification, updated FRB proficiency training needs to be undertaken every five years. This course provides the essential education and training set out in Table A-VI/1-2, with assessment carried out by direct observation and oral questioning.

There is no expiry date on this certificate.

OE1EC43 - STCW

Gain the specialist knowledge and skills needed to take charge of medical care on board ship with this STCW course. Intended for seafarers who are designated with this specific role, the course will develop your ability to diagnose on board, provide medical care to the sick and injured on board, and participate in co-ordinated schemes for medical assistance to ships. Assessment will be carried out via a written test, direct observation, oral questioning and simulated scenarios.

OE1EC28 - STCW

Learn to apply immediate first aid on board a ship with the 4-day Medical First Aid course. Intended for seafarers who are designated to provide on-board medical first aid, the course provides knowledge of the general construction and function of various parts of the human body. Specifically, you will learn how to apply immediate first aid in the event of illness on board. Assessment will be carried out via a written test, direct observation, oral questioning and simulated scenarios.

OE1EC08 - STCW

If you’re intending to go to sea, the STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities will provide you with a basic induction in safety procedures and accident prevention; it will also familiarise you with the employment conditions and working environment on board merchant vessels. Assessment is by direct observation, oral and written questioning, and simulated scenarios.    

OE1EC11 - STCW

Develop personal survival techniques for working at sea with this one-day MCA approved course. Gain essential basic knowledge of survival equipment, survival principles and techniques that can be applied to maximise your chances of survival in the event of a marine incident. Training combines class-based theory with practical exercises in our Environmental Training Tank. Assessment is by direct observation, oral questioning and simulated scenarios.  

OE1EC14 - STCW

Gain proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) operation with this STCW course. Intended for seafarers who are required to take charge of FRB, the course provides knowledge of the type and construction of fast rescue boats and associated equipment. Delegates will learn how to take charge of FRBs during launch and recovery, participate in all aspects of rescue and care of casualties from the water, and operate FRB engines. Assessment is by direct observation and oral questioning.

OE1EC228 - STCW

Update your training certification for Personal Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (PSC&RB) with this half-day STCW MCA approved revalidation course. Under the new STCW 2010 requirements for training and certification, updated PSC&RB proficiency training needs to be undertaken every five years. This course provides the essential education and training set out in Table A-VI/1-2, consisting primarily of exercises at our marine lake training facility.

OE1EC218 - STCW

Update your knowledge of Personal Survival Techniques with this half-day STCW MCA approved revalidation course. Under the new STCW 2010 requirements for training and certification, updated proficiency training in Personal Survival Techniques needs to be undertaken every five years.

OE1EC31 - STCW

Gain advanced firefighting skills and knowledge with this STCW course. Specifically, you will learn how to control firefighting operations aboard ship, organise and train fire parties, inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment, and undertake investigations and compile reports on incidents involving fire. Assessment will be carried out via direct observation, oral questioning, simulated scenarios and a written examination.  

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