STCW Update Training

STCW Update Training Requirements

Following the Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention (STCW 2010) anyone serving onboard ship and qualified in any of the following, must, as of the 1st January 2017, have completed STCW Update Training within the last 5 years.

Courses that require updating

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Impacted by the STCW convention

  • Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques STCW A-VI/1-1, (equivalent <31-01-2000: Basic Sea Survival);
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, STCW A-VI/2-1 (equivalent <31-01-2000: Proficiency in Survival Craft or Lifeboatman’s Certificate);
  • Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats STCW A-VI/2-2;
  • Proficiency in Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting, STCW A-VI/1-2 (equivalent <31-01-2000: MNTB 2 Day Fire Fighting Course);
  • (Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting STCW A-VI/3 (equivalent <31-01-2000: MNTB 4 Day Fire Fighting Course).

Full details regarding the STCW update training can be found in MSN 1865.