STCW Safety Familiarization, Basic Training for all Seafarers (VI/1) – 3 400 UAH / REFRESHER COURSE – 2 200 UAH

Course Name:

STCW Safety Familiarization, Basic Training for all Seafarers/НБЖС




This course contains practical and theory sections in proportion of 35:65. The Aim of the course is delegates will learn and demonstrate to a prescribed level of competence all aspects of :

  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities (IMO model 1.21),
  • Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques (IMO model 1.19),
  • Elementary First Aid (IMO model 1.13),
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (IMO model 1.20)

Course overview:
This course is part of the essential training for all seafarers who wish to qualify for a Certificate of Competency. It covers basic as: Emergency procedures; Pollution prevention; Safe working practice;  Human relationships; Personal survival techniques including abandonment; Fire prevention and Firefighting; Medical emergency. Based on STCW Convention and Code requirements Chapter VI.

Entry Standards:
Medically fit for physical exercises.

N.B. There are physical aspects of this training.

9 Days. The course is a full 9 days program and attendance for the whole duration of the course is essential in order to be deemed competent.

Refresher Course Duration:
5 Days. The course is a full 5 days program and attendance for the whole duration of the course is essential in order to be deemed competent.

The course starts at 0830. Please arrive in good time for your training course and allow an extra 10 minutes for check-in on the first day. Late arrival will cause inconvenience for others.

KMSTC, (Kherson State Maritime Academy – 20, Ushakova av. Kherson, Ukraine)

Drug and alcohol policy:
Alcohol cannot be consumed on KMSTC premises. In the opinion of management, if a participant is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, then management shall remove that person from KMSTC premises. Notification to the person’s employer may be made if the employer paid for the course.

Some of the courses may involve a degree of physical and mental stress.   Therefore delegates will be required to present valid Medical Examination.

Items to Bring:
Form of Valid Government Issued identification, with photograph (passport / driving License / Government Card etc). Medical examination report. Attire – change of clothing, towel, underclothing and socks of non-synthetic materials and long sleeves.

Special Requirements:
Please inform us if you have any special requirements for your training with us here at KMSTC, for example (physical, religious) we will assist where necessary.
You may do so by contacting KMSTC by email, phone or calling in prior to training, your requests will be treated in confidence.

Participants will demonstrate/explain/identify their level of knowledge, skills and understanding through oral and/or written questioning and practical activities by our qualified facilitators. Students are assessed on their ability to successfully cover training exercises mentioned in IMO model courses: 1.21, 1.19, 1.13, 120.

Complaints and Appeals:
All trainees who find themselves deemed ”Not Yet Competent” have the right to appeal that decision. All appeals shall be directed, in writing, to the Administrator who will support your appeal process. Where participants believe that they have been treated unfairly, unruly or unjust by any member of staff whilst attending a KMSTC run course, or whilst having contact with KMSTC, they should express their concerns in writing with assistance from the administrator.

Cancellations and refunds:
KMSTC will safeguard fees paid by customers in advance. Customers who have paid in advance for training will be entitled to a full refund in the event of withdrawing five working days prior to training. Those customers who withdraw from training less than five working days prior to the training will be given the opportunity to enroll on alternative dates.

Approval: Approved by Ukraine Administration.