These classes are National Maritime Center approved and meet the 2010 Manila Convention changes to STCW.
Elementary First Aid (Classroom): 8-hour course with instruction on providing immediate basic medical care at the scene of an accident or medical emergency until the arrival of qualified medical personnel. Instruction includes First Aid, CPR, and AED training. Two year certification card is provided at successful conclusion of course. Course also meets NMC requirements to obtain your Merchant Mariner Credentials.
Personal Survival (Classroom): 12-hour course provides training in personal survival techniques at sea. Emphasis is on skills needed to survive in the event of ship abandonment. Training includes abandonment scenarios using life rafts, life jackets and emergency radio equipment in a pool.
Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (Classroom): This 4-hour training provides seafarers with a better understanding of human relationships and how they relate to living and working on-board vessels. Topics include: group behavior, personal interaction, conflict resolution, fatigue, and general personal safety.
Basic Fire Fighting: This two day course consists of classroom lectures, demonstrations, and hands-on experience. Topics include fire chemistry, fire classification, prevention, protective clothing, portable extinguishers, breathing apparatus, fire behavior and attack, foam application, and advancing small hose lines. On the second day, students will apply what they learned in a live fire exercise.