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STCW Foundation Safety Week

Under the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code, it is a requirement for anyone working at sea on commercial vessels or superyachts to hold the STCW certificate. 

The STCW Foundation Safety Week is made up of five elements, which give delegates an understanding in firefighting and use of firefighting equipment; reacting to emergency situations and evacuation procedures; sea survival and safety at sea; and first aid knowledge.

This 5 day course is essential for any individual aiming to work at sea on a vessel over 24 metres.


Course Programme

To achieve the complete STCW qualification, delegates must complete all five elements below:

  • Personal sea survival
  • Fire prevention and firefighting 
  • Elementary first aid
  • Personal safety and social responsibilities
  • Proficiency in security awareness


Course Fees

We are able to offer dates for this course in partnership with Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.  The fee per delegate is £850.00 plus VAT.


Suggested Follow on and Complementary Courses

  • STCW Advanced Course
  • STCW2010 Basic and Advanced Updates


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