Safety and Survival

Introduction & Scope
The Safety and Survival Department conducts 17 short courses and are divided into 3 categories.

Category 1 – Basic Safety Training and Safety Familiarization

The above training consists of 4 units:
i. Proficiency in Personal Survival Technique
ii. Personal Safety and Social Responsibility
iii. Proficiency in Elementary First Aid
iv. Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

Before joining a ship and being assigned to any shipboard duties, every seafarer employed on a ship must receive approved Basic Sea Safety Training as set out in STCW Regulation A-VI/1 and table A-VI/1-1, A-VI/1-2, A/1-3, and A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code.

Category 2 – Supplementary Courses

The above courses consist of 5 units.
All seafarers applying for a certificate of competency, in the Deck or Engine department must successfully completed the following short-courses before the Administration issue the certificate of competency.
i. Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats. (Officers only)
ii. Proficiency in Medicial First Aid. (Officers only)
iii. Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting (Officers only)
iv. Proficiency in Security Awareness (Cooks, stewards)
v. Proficiency in Secruity Training for Seafarers with Designated Security Duties. ( Deck and Engine room ratings)
vi. Proficiency as Ship Security Officers (Officers only)

Category 3 – Specialized Courses

The following specialized courses are compulsory for seafarers serving on Oil, Gas, Chemical Tankers and passenger vessels.
1. Basic Oil and Chemical Tanker Cargo Operation
2. Basic Gas Tanker Cargo Operation
3. Crowd Control (Passenger vessels)

Supplementary courses for officers 2015

Specialized short courses 2015