The course consists of a total of 70 hours, 45 theoretical and 25 practical.
For the face-to-face course of 45 theory hours we will follow the following modules:
one-. Module of Survival in the Sea in case of abandonment of the ship.
1.1 Types of emergency situations that may occur.
1.2 Life-saving devices of ships and equipment of vessels
1.3 Location of personal rescue devices.
1.4 Principles related to survival
1.5 Personal protective equipment, need to be prepared before any emergency
1.6 Measures to be taken in case of abandonment of the ship, action on the water
1.7 Measures on board survival craft, main hazards for survivors
two-. Module of Prevention and Fight against Fire and Extinction.
2.1 Flammable materials and risks of a fire occurring and spreading
2.2 Location of fire fighting devices and escape routes in case of emergency
2.3 Fire fighting equipment and its location on board
2.4 Elements of fire and explosion (the triangle of fire)
2.5 Types and sources of ignition
2.6 Detection of fire and smoke, automatic alarm systems
2.7 Measures to be taken on board ships, need for constant vigilance
2.8 Use of personal and fire-fighting equipment, fixed installations, procedures and methods
2.9 Classification of fires and extinguishing agents that can be used
3-. First Aid Module.
3.1 Assessment of the needs of victims and threats to their own personal safety
3.2 Place the victim in an appropriate posture, apply resuscitation techniques, control bleeding
3.3 Rescuing and transporting a victim
3.4 Understanding of immediate measures to be taken in case of emergencies
3.5 Take appropriate measures in case of burn, scald, accidents caused by electric current
3.6 Knowledge of the structure and functions of the human body
3.7 Take appropriate measures to treat elementary cases of shock
4-. Module of Personal Security and Social Responsibilities
4.1 Comply with emergency procedures
4.2 Precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment
4.3 Safety at work
4.4 Effective communications on board ships
4.5 Human relations on board
4.6 Fatigue, effects of physical stress factors on seafarers
Regarding the 25-hour practices, the program will be as follows:
Module 1 Practice (12 hours)
- Placement of life vests, placement and use of an immersion suit, use of a liferaft and life saving pyrotechnic equipment.
Module 2 practice (7 hours)
- Fire extinction using different extinguishing agents, use of portable extinguishers. Firefighting practices mode of using an autonomous respiratory protection equipment.
Practice Module 3 (6 hours)
- Evaluation of the victim. Asphyxia and cardiac arrest, hemorrhage, shock, trauma, rescue and transport of an accident, use of a first aid kit and medical radio consultation.