( NPFVOA Core Safety Training Class Series )
STCW Basic Safety Training
USCG-approved for 46 CFR Parts 10, 12, 15, and tables A-VI/1-1 through A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code
(5 days) $950 members | $1050 non-members | Class Schedule
Each class is held at NPFVOA except the second day of firefighting, which is held at the Washington State Fire Training Academy.
PERSONAL SAFETY & SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (4 hrs)
Complying with Emergency Procedures
Taking precautions to Prevent Pollution of the Marine Environment
Observing Safe Working Practices
Understanding orders and Being Understood in Relation to Shipboard Duties
Contributing to Effective Human Relationships on Board Ship
PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES (12 hours)
|Principles of Survival at Sea||Preparing for Emergency Situations||Lifesaving Equipment|
|Evacuation||Helicopter Assistance||Distress Signals|
|Emergency Radio Equipment|
MEDICAL EMERGENCIES AT SEA (8 hours)
|Scene Assessment||Bloodborne Pathogens/Infectious Diseases|
|Patient Assessment at Sea||Vital signs|
|Shock||Life Threatening Conditions|
BASIC FIREFIGHTING (16 hours)
First day of class is 8 hours at NPFVOA which covers:
|Theory of Fire||Fire Prevention|
|Fire Detection||Firefighting Equipment|
|Ship Firefighting Organization||Ship Firefighting Strategy and tactics|
Hands-on Field Exercises
Second day of class is 8 hours of hands-on field exercises at the Washington State Fire Training Academy, near North Bend, WA.
Field Exercises: Pump fire with dry chemical and water; car prop with carbon dioxide; trough fire with foam extinguisher.
Burn Building Exercises: Maze with self-contained breathing apparatus; hotel search and rescue with SCBA; class A fire with all-purpose nozzle and applicator; class B fire with all-purpose nozzle and applicator.