STCW BASIC TRAINING COURSE
STCW basic training is the minimum legal qualifications required to work on any commercial vessel at sea. If you’re planning on making a career out of yachting you’ll need to complete your STCW training.
The STCW Basic Training course is a 12/14 day course that takes place in Cape Town running every week and can be split by its sections if you can’t do the 12/14 days consecutively. Each Certificate is valid for 5 years. The course fees include refreshments at 10.00am, and lunch. It is made up of the following courses:
Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities – Monday and Tuesday
Elementary First Aid – Wednesday and Thursday
Personal Survival Techniques – Thursday and Friday
Marine Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention – Monday to Wednesday
Designated Security Duties – Monday and Tuesday or Thursday and Friday
The cost of the STCW course is R8 750,00, which includes lunches and excludes accommodation.