BST REFRESHER

This one-week course combines the Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher, Basic Safety Training Refresher, and Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher courses. Students registering for this class must take all three parts.
 

Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher

This 16 hour course is designed for those mariners who have a valid STCW Advanced Fire Fighting endorsement but do not have one year of sea time in the last five years and need to renew their STCW endorsement for Advanced Fire Fighting.  The curriculum of this course provides refresher training for officers assigned specific duties and responsibilities related to firefighting leadership and command. Additionally it will reacquaint the student with the National Integrated Incident Management System (NIIMS), fire suppression planning, incident strategies and associated tasks.
 

Basic Safety Training Refresher

This 24 hour course is designed for those mariners who have a valid STCW Basic Safety Training endorsement but do not have one year of sea time in the last five years and need to renew their STCW endorsement for Basic Safety Training.  The curriculum of this course provides refresher training for officers and will cover the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiencies, as deemed applicable by the Coast Guard, for the STCW Competencies of: Personal Survival Techniques and Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.
 

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher

This 16 hour course is designed for those mariners who have a valid STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboatman) endorsement but do not have one year of sea time in the last five years and need to renew their STCW endorsement for Proficiency in Survival Craft.  The curriculum of this course provides refresher training for officers and will cover the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiencies, as deemed applicable by the Coast Guard, for the STCW Competencies of: Taking Charge of a Survival Craft, Operating a Survival Craft Engine, Applying First Aid to Survivors and Using Locating Devices.
 

Note: Members holding a "Not Fit For Duty" slip are not eligible to take this course.

 

Course Capacity: 12 students

Prerequisites: None

Special Requirements: None

USCG Approval: 

Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher:
Any applicant who has successfully completed the Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher (MEBAMD-697) course will satisfy the Advanced Fire Fighting Training requirements of Section A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, as amended, PROVIDED the applicant has previously completed a USCG approved Advanced Fire Fighting course.

Basic Training Refresher:
Any applicant who has successfully completed our Basic Training Refresher (MEBAMD-68) course will satisfy the continued competency requirements for STCW Basic Training in STCW, as amended 2010, Basic Training in Section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(e) and 46 CFR 12.602(e), AND all of the tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 08-14.

Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessment sheets when applying for the STCW endorsement.

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher:
Any applicant who has successfully completed your Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher (MEBAMD-749) course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, as amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), for those seafarers not having evidence of 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years provided that the applicant had previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats endorsement, and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstration requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

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