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Refresher Course STCW

REFRESHER COURSE: February 3th and 4th, 2017 ENROLL NOW before it is fully booked !

STCW Refresher Training

STCW  Refresher training is now compulsory for revalidation of all STCW’95 certificates with an expiry date after 1 January 2017.

  • Basic STCW’95 refresher training is now mandatory every five years.
  • This is a 2 day course of practical training for Personal Survival Techniques and Basic Fire Fighting.
  • To avoid retaking the entire “Personal Survival Techniques” module, students must complete a self-declaration form declaring they have performed the following duties during drills or simulated exercise situations within the last 5 years:
    • Donning a lifejacket
    • Boarding a survival craft from ship, while wearing a life jacket
    • Taking initial actions on boarding a lifeboat to enhance chance of survival
    • Streaming a lifeboat drogue or sea-anchor
    • Operating survival craft equipment
    • Operating location devices, including radio equipment

* Note that the vessels' registered number and dates on board are also required on the declaration.

  • The course is available from 1 August 2015 and can be taken at the Maritime School of the West Indies which is approved to teach STCW’95 / 2010 Basic Safety Training.
  • Please complete this training if your certificate has an expiration date after January 1, 2017 before attempting to revalidate an existing certificate.
  • Please contact us at if you have any questions. 


















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