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MED STCW BS (Basic Safety) (MARI 1083)

Credit Course
46 hours
Delivery Options:
In Person
Strait Area Campus (Nautical Institute)
Registration Info

Course Overview

This course provides all Seafarers with the basic understanding of the hazards associated with the Marine Environment and their own vessel; the prevention of shipboard incidents, including fire and procedures for abandonment. It provides Seafarers with the knowledge necessary to raise and react to alarms and to deal with emergencies. The course will ensure that all Seafarers are able to provide assistance in fire and abandonment in emergency situations. It will provide Seafarers with the knowledge and skills which will enable them to assist in their own survival and rescue. The course content meets Standards of Training and Certification of Watchkeeping Seafarers, MED with respect to STCW Basic Safety (MED BST). This course also aligns with Transport Publication 5562 of the Transport Canada certification standard for officer cadets. To enrol you must be at least 16 years of age and hold a valid Transport Canada Seafarer's Medical Certificate.

Pre-requisite: Must be 16 years of age or older

Additional Fees

College Service Fee and Student Association Fee may apply for Part Time students registered in credit courses.


Strait Area Campus (Nautical Institute)
Class # 1478
Nov 29 - Dec 06, 2019
Strait Area Campus
In Person
Monday - Friday | 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Registration Open
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