The course consists of a total of 70 hours, 45 theoretical and 25 practical.
For the classroom course of 45 hours of theory we will follow the following modules:
one-. Survival module at 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 boat equipment
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 in the water
1.7 Measures aboard the survival vessel, main dangers for survivors
2-. Module of Prevention and Fight against Fires and Extinction.
2.1 Flammable materials and risks of a fire occurring and spreading
2.2 Location of fire fighting devices and evacuation 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 Fire and smoke detection, automatic alarm systems
2.7 Measures to be taken on board ships, the 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 victims' needs and threats to their own personal safety
3.2 Place the victim in a proper posture, apply resuscitation techniques, control bleeding
3.3 Rescue and transport a victim
3.4 Understanding the immediate measures to be taken in 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-. Personal Security and Social Responsibilities Module
4.1 Comply with emergency procedures
4.2 Precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment
4.3 Workplace safety
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:
Practice Module 1 (12 hours)
- Placement of life jackets, placement and use of an immersion suit, use of a life raft and pyrotechnic rescue equipment.
Practice Module 2 (7 hours)
- Fire extinguishing using different extinguishing agents, use of portable fire extinguishers. Firefighting practices how to use autonomous respiratory protection equipment.
Practice Module 3 (6 hours)
- Assessment of the victim. Choking and cardiac arrest, hemorrhage, crashes, trauma, rescue and transport of an accident, use of a medical kit and medical radio consultation.