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RelyOn Nutec - STCW Training for Seafarers


What does STCW mean?

STCW stands for Standards of Training, Certification, and Watchkeeping for Seafarers. It is a convention dating back to 1978. Until 1978 there was no international standard for seafarer's safety training, so STCW was a milestone in sea safety when it was implemented worldwide in 1984.

STCW course description

Before beginning any job on a ship, an STCW course is in most cases mandatory. The basic training focuses on equipping seafarers with the necessary knowledge, understanding, and skills to perform the role as seafarer effectively and safely.

During the course, students will attain and demonstrate to a level of competence the requirements in personal survival techniques, fire prevention and firefighting, elementary first aid and personal safety and social responsibilities.

Who is the target group for STCW course?

This course is aimed at seagoing personnel in any capacity on board with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship.

Before commencing the training students must have a valid seafarer medical certificate issued by an approved medical practitioner and seaman card/identity document

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