Modular Courses

Basic Safety Training - 5 days

This course is designed to meet the requirements of STCW ’95 mandatory requirements and specification of minimum standards of competence for all seafarers engaged in any capacity on board ships on the business of that ship as part of the ship’s compliment with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of that ship.

Certificate of Proficiency of Survival Craft (CPSC) (IMO Model Course 1.23)

The objective of this course is to enable the participant to be proficient in the use of survival crafts and rescue boats. Specific instructional objectives include launching a survival craft in rough weather; identifying hypothermia and taking action to protect survivors; arranging for helicopter rescue and know evacuation procedures; among other things.

Elementary First Aid (IMO Model Course 1.13)

This course is designed for the training of seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board a ship on the business of the ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship. Successful completion of this course will enable participants to render assistance to persons onboard who may be in need of basic first aid.

Fire Awareness/Emergency Response

The concept of this course is to develop a basic knowledge of fire safe working practices and a sequential plan of response to emergencies, thereby increasing the efficiency of response and enhancing the prevention and reduction of costly danger to life and property.

Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

The objective of the course is to enable the participant in the event of a fire onboard a ship, to take command, organize the personnel effectively and control the fire-fighting operations, using those techniques in which he has been trained. The trainee will also have acquired knowledge of fire prevention and an ability to inspect and maintain the fire-extinguishing systems and equipment. On completion of the course, the candidate will be able to fight and extinguish fires onboard, establish a system to be followed in case of fire. He will also be able to effectively inspect fire-fighting equipment and appliances, conduct investigations and write reports.

Advanced Fire Fighting

The objective of the course is to enable the trainee in the event of a fire on board a ship, to assist with organizing personnel effectively and control the fire-fighting operations, using those techniques in which he has been trained. The trainee will also have acquired knowledge of fire prevention and an ability to inspect and maintain the fire-extinguishing systems and equipment.

Industrial Fire Fighting

This course is offered in accordance with the International Maritime Organization Convention of Standard of Training and Certification and Watch-keeping for seafarers (IMO-STCW 78/95 Convention). The objective of the course is to provide excellent ‘hands on’ training for personnel at the work place on how to prevent fire and the proper use of Fire fighting equipment to fight fire.

Medical Emergency – First Aid (IMO Model Course 1.14)

This course is designed to meet the STCW ’95 requirements and satisfies the mandatory minimum requirements for certification of officers in charge of a navigational watch on ships of 500 gross tonnages or more and for certification of officers in change of navigational watch and masters of ships of less than 500 gross tonnages engaged on near-coastal voyages. The objective of the course is to provide the successful candidate with the knowledge and skill of first aid sufficient to take immediate effective action in the case of accident, or illness, likely to occur on board ship until the arrival of the person who is in charge of medical care.

Gantry Crane Operators Training Programme

Today’s crane operating environment demands increased operator safety, improved efficiency, and greater productivity. Meeting these demands begins with safe, effective operator training. The objective of the course is to provide excellent “hands on” training for personnel who operate gantry cranes. They will acquire a basic theoretical knowledge of the principle of operating the gantry crane.

Boat Handling/Competent Crew

The course will develop in participants the seamanship skills necessary to enable them to operate small craft(s) in a safe and effective manner and to develop in them an awareness of the importance of boating safely.

Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS)

This two week course provides participants with the necessary training to understand the principles, protocol and procedures which constitute the GMDSS network. It also provides hands on application of the technology through Simulator Training.


STCW’95 CERTIFIED COURSES UNDER THE INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANIZATION