Basic Maritime SafetyTraining Course in San Sebastián

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The coordinator: Floren P
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The specialty certificate of Basic Training in Maritime Safety is mandatory for the personnel of the ship's crew and those who wish to exercise professional functions on board, as well as those responsible for safety or prevention of pollution, aspects related to the operations of the vessel.

In addition, as established by Royal Decree 238/2019, this certificate is one of the requirements established by law to work in the nautical sector if you have the titles of Recreation Pattern (PER), Skipper or Yacht Captain.

This course is divided into four modules: survival at sea; prevention and fight against fires; first aid and personal safety; and social responsibilities. Its aim is to impart basic safety knowledge to prevent and deal with the different situations of danger that may occur on board the ship.
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Course schedule:

Pirmera week: 08: 30h to 18: 30h from Monday to Friday and Saturday from 08: 30h to 16: 30h
Second week: 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The program of the course is the following:

Module 1: Survival at sea in case of ship abandonment
- Types of emergency situations that may occur (boarding, fire, sinking ...)
- Life-saving devices for ships and survival craft equipment
- Location of personal rescue devices
- Principles related to survival: usefulness of training and exercises
- Personal protective equipment, need to be prepared for any emergency
- Measures to be taken in case of abandonment of the ship, action on the water
- Measures on board the survival craft, major hazards for survivors

Module 2: First aid
- Assessment of the needs of victims and threats to their own personal safety
- Knowledge of the structure and functions of the human body
- Understanding of immediate measures to be taken in case of emergencies
- Place the victim in an appropriate posture, apply resuscitation techniques, control bleeding
- Take appropriate measures to treat elementary cases of shock
- Take appropriate measures in case of burn, scald, accidents caused by electric current
- Rescue and transport a victim
- Improvise bandages and use the material of the first aid kit

Module 3: Prevention and fight against fires and extinction
- Location of fire fighting devices and evacuation routes in case of emergency
- Elements of fire and explosion (the triangle of fire)
- Types and sources of ignition
- Flammable materials and risks of a fire occurring and spreading
- Measures to be taken on board ships, need for constant vigilance
- Detection of fire and smoke, automatic alarm systems
- Classification of fires and extinguishing agents that can be used
- Fire fighting equipment and its location on board
- Use of personal and fire fighting equipment, fixed installations, procedures and methods
- Respiratory equipment for firefighting and rescue operations

Module 4: Personal safety and social responsibilities
- Comply with emergency procedures
- Precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment
- Safety at work
- Effective communications on board ships
- Human relations on board
- Fatigue, effects of physical stress factors on seafarers
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Additional information
The duration of the course is 70 hours: 45 theoretical content and 25 hours of practice. The course is taught in person and it is necessary to attend at least 90% of the theoretical hours and all the practical hours.

This certificate is valid for five years. Before its expiration, it is important to renew it in any maritime captaincy. To do so, it is necessary to comply with one of the following requirements:
- Accredit three months of boarding in the last year of validity of the certificate, performing tasks related to it.
- Have a year of boarding in the five years since the issuance of the certificate, performing tasks related to it.

If the certificate expires, it will be necessary to carry out an update course of 16 hours, without having to complete the entire course again. This refresher course has a price of 290 euros.

The program complies with the Official Resolution of June 18, 2013 (Amendments of Manila 2010), of the General Directorate of the Merchant Navy, by which they update and modify the training courses and their programs, included in the Order FOM / 2296/2002 of September 4, in compliance with the STCW Convention 78/95.
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San Sebastián, Spain
Cantabrian Coast
Meet Floren, the coordinator
4 reviews
The sea is the clearest expression I know about freedom. Browse wherever you want without having to answer to anyone.
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4 reviews
  • Curso para obtener licencia de navegación en San Sebastián
    September 2019
    very good
  • Curso para obtener licencia de navegación en San Sebastián
    Luis ivan
    September 2019
  • Curso de PER a bordo en Guetaria /Getaria
    August 2019
    Fantastic experience. Intensive course that allows a total immersion in navigation. Floren is passionate about navigation and transmits it, always resolves any doubts and with his experience in nautical teaching has developed many tips to learn effortlessly. He is also a great guy and makes the activity on board and when arriving at port fun and enjoyable.
    Highly recommended!

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