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Basic Safety Training

USCG Approved STCW Approved Courses

(No Tonnage Limitations)

What is STCW?survival-raft-300

Standards of Training and Certification of Watchkeeping

An international change in training procedures requiring people with prior experience to demonstrate proficiency in basic safety or obtain practical skills through a structured learning program.

Who needs STCW training?

Personnel working on the following vessels if they operate seaward of the boundary line(The boundary line separates inland and near coastal waters, for licensing purposes.)
  • All personnel operating on foreign / international voyages, regardless of the size of the vessel
  • Commercial Vessels over 200 gross tons.
  • Passenger vessels subject to 46 CFR sub-chapter H (over 100GT)
  • Uninspected towing vessels that are subject to the Officers Competency Convention.

STCW Training Modules

Professional quality US Coast Guard Approved STCW training is now available on a scheduled basis in our Red Hook training facility located at American Yacht Harbor, St. Thomas, USVI.

  • * STCW training is especially important for those vessels crossing into BVI waters.
  • * A total of 12 distinct STCW courses are available!
  • * Approved courses are in accordance with ISM Code, applicable STCW 95, 2010 Regulations and 46 CFR 10.205 requirements.

5-Day BST (Basic Safety Training) Courses:

Basic Fire Fighting & Preventionfire-stove-300h

Course includes lecture and practical training on the fire ground fighting fires with various extinguishing methods.

Personal Survival

Course includes classroom and in-the-water practice with water survival techniques and lifesaving equipment including life rafts and survival suits.

Elementary First Aid

Course covers basic first aid techniques for injury assessment, immediate care and CPR.

Personal Safety/Social Responsibility

Course includes basic emergency procedures, alarm signal recognition, lock out/tag out, personal protective gear and social responsibility.

Available Advanced STCW Courses:

Advanced Fire Fighting, Medical Care Provider, HELM (Human Element Leadership & Management, Bridge Resource Management

Crowd Management

For complete details on this course visit: Crowd Management Page

Crisis Management and Human Behavior

For complete details on this course visit: Crisis Management Page

Security Officer: Vessel/Company/Port Facility

For complete details on this course visit: Security Officer Page

STCW / USCG Approved STCW Course Requirements:

Course Attendance:100% required

All testing is conducted through The Captain School.

You DO NOT test with the Coast Guard.

Certification: Upon successful completion (attendance and passing required exams), you will receive Captain School Certificate of Training.

Upcoming Classes

2017 COURSES 

November 2017

30-Dec 4 STCW Basic Safety Training (5 Day) $1200

December 2017

5-13 OUPV Captains License (Days) $800

(Classes will be held on a limited schedule)


Dates Subject to Change

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Training Flow Chart

Certifications Required for Crew-

Working on 6 passenger boats in the USVI

-CPR & First Aid

-Random Drug Testing Program

-add TWIC (from TSA) if entering secure port areas in US & BVI

Working on 6 Passenger Boats in the BVI

-add: STCW Basic Safety Training

Working On Vessels with more than 12 passengers in BVI

-add: STCW Crowd Managment

-add TWIC (from TSA)

Additional: Helpful but not required by Law

-STCW Crisis Management

This information is not intended to answer all questions regrading licensing- use it as a guide only- information subject to change. Call for a personal consultation 340-775-2278

Certifications Required for Captains-

Operating 6 passenger boats in the USVI

-USCG OUPV Near Coastal License

-CPR & First Aid

-Random Drug Testing Program

-FCC Marine Radio Operator Permit

-TWIC Card (TSA.gov)

Operating 6 Passenger Boats in the BVI

-Add: Master Upgrade to 50 or 100 Gross Ton Master Near Coastal

-add: STCW Basic Safety Training

-add: BVI Boatmaster License (from BVI Shipping)

-add: STCW Endorsement on License II/3

Operating Vessels with more than 12 passengers in BVI

Same as above and

-add: STCW Crowd Managment

-add: STCW Crisis Management

-add: Vessel Security Officer

This information is not intended to answer all questions regrading licensing- use it as a guide only- information subject to change. Call for a personal consultation 340-775-2278