This one-week course combines the Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation and the Basic Training / Proficiency in Survival Craft Revalidation courses. Students registering for this class must take both parts.
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation
This 16 hour course is designed for those mariners who have one year of sea time in the last five years and need to renew their STCW endorsement for Advanced Fire Fighting. The curriculum will cover the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiencies, as deemed applicable by the Coast Guard, for the STCW Competencies of: Control of Fire Fighting Operations, Organizing and Training Fire Parties, Inspect and Service Fire Detection and Extinguishing Systems, and Investigate and Compile Reports on Incidents Involving Fire.
Basic Training / Proficiency in Survival Craft Revalidation
This 24 hour course is designed for those mariners who have one year of sea time in the last five years and need to renew their STCW endorsement for Basic Safety Training and Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboatman). The curriculum will cover the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiencies, as deemed applicable by the Coast Guard, for the STCW Competencies of: Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, and Proficiency in Survival Craft.
Note: Members holding a "Not Fit For Duty" slip are not eligible to take this course.
Course Capacity: 12 students
Special Requirements: None
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation:
Any applicant who has successfully completed our Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation (MEBAMD-777) course will satisfy the Advanced Fire Fighting training revalidation requirements of STCW Code Section A-VI/3 and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1), and 11.303(d), provided that the mariner has at least 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years; AND the equivalent of the Tasks 1.3.A, 1.5.A, 2.1.A, 2.1.B, 3.1.A, 3.1.B, 4.1.A, 4.1.B, and 4.1.C from NVIC 09-14, Advanced Fire Fighting.
Basic Training Revalidation:
Any applicant who successfully completes our Basic Training Revalidation (MEBAMD-718) course will satisfy the continued competency requirements for Personal Survival Techniques and Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting in STCW as amended 2010, Section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(d) and 46 CFR 12.602(d); AND will satisfy the continued competency for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC) the STCW as amended 2010 and 46 CFR 12.613(b)(1), provided that they have at least 1 year of sea service in the last 5 years.
The following practical assessments performed during this course have been determined to be equivalent of National Assessment Guidelines TASK’s, as documented in NVIC 08-14 Guidelines on Qualifications for STCW Endorsements in Basic Training; 1.14.B, 1.14.D, 1.14.E, 1.14.F, 1.14.G, 3.7.A, 3.8.A, 3.8.B, 3.8.C, and 3.8.D.
Applicants who have successfully completed our course need not present a completed “Record of Assessment” for these tasks in application for STCW certification.