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Maritime Basic Safety Training

Course Code MBS002
Course Duration 5 days

Target Group
This combination of MCA approved training courses is intended to meet the provision and Basic Safety Training for all seafarers, as required in section A-VI/1 of the STCW code, to meet the specified standards of competence. Training consists of four modules delivered over five days and meets the STCW code and elements 121.3 of unit 121, 121.4 of unit 121 and 121.1/121.2 of unit 121. The training programme also meets the requirements of the Norwegian NMD and IMO STCW standards.

Prior experience is not required for those embarking on this training other than a minimum age of 16.

The aim of the training is to deliver all required elements of STCW Basic Safety Training delivered in both theoretical and practical modules, each training element will be assessed by qualified assessors to meet the competence requirements of the STCW code. Course structures and contents can be found on individual STCW training course descriptors.

Delegates will undergo practical and theoretical instruction and assessment in the following modules;
  • Personal Survival Techniques - 1 day
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities - 0.5 Day
  • Elementary First Aid - 0.5 Day
  • Fire Prevention and Fire-Fighting - 3 Days
Candidates satisfying the criteria and demonstrating competence on-course will be issued with certificates complying with the STCW95 Code.

If you have any questions or require further information, please contact us on 08444 142 142​​​

Head Office

Foinavon Close

Aberdeen Airport East



AB21 7EG

Tel: +44 (0) 8444 142 142​​

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Haverton Hill Industrial Estate



TS23 1PZ

Tel: +44 (0) 8444 142 142​​​ ​​​​

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