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USCG Approved Basic Safety Training (BT) STCW 2010 (Entire Program) | Houma, LA

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  • Prerequisites These courses are approved to satisfy the requirements for Basic Training on all size vessels. There are no tonnage limits on this course. It is appropriate for all crew members. There are no particular educational requirements. All trainees must be certified by a doctor to be in good health.
  • Student Min/Max 1/24
  • Availability Select a day and time to determine how many seats remain.

Course Information

  • Additional Schedule Details Class starts on Monday @ 7:30am CST. Arrive by 7 AM for registration.
  • Course duration 40 Hours
  • Course Summary

    The Basic Training course is a 5-day course that includes theory and practical hands-on training and assessment for the following four modules of STCW A-VI/1-1 to 1-4. The modules can be taken together over five days or broken into individual modules as listed below.

    Basic Firefighting: 16 hrs
    First Aid and CPR: 8 hrs
    Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities: 4 hrs
    Personal Survival Techniques: 12 hrs

  • Target Audience Offshore workers/mariners as required by the USCG.
  • Theory Learning Objectives
    Instructor to explain and/or demonstrate:

    -    Properly don a fire suit
    -    Properly don and use a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
    -    Using portable fire extinguishers, put out class A, B, and C class fires (this exercise is conducted three times: once for each class of fire)
    -    Use an all-purpose nozzle for protection and extinguishing fires
    -    Advancement of hose teams with the team leader giving commands
    -    Enter an internal space with S.C.B.A. and extinguish fire with fire hose
    -    Properly enter a watertight door with a fire behind door
    -    Rescue a victim (165lb. mannequin) from a smoke-filled room wearing an S.C.B.A.
    -    Take immediate action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency
    -    Perform an emergency drill in accordance with a station bill
    -    Identifying what extinguishers to use on what class fire
    -    Properly ventilate a fire
    -    Correctly overhaul a fire
    -    Effectively contain a fire using a suppression system

    Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-3, First Aid and CPR, the student will be familiar with:

    -    Using barriers
    -    Ensuring scene is safe setup
    -    Calling EMS
    -    Primary Assessment of patient
    -    Checking airway, breathing, circulation, and shock
    -    Positioning the patient
    -    CPR
    --    Stop Bleeding
    -    Procuring vital signs
    -    Identifying signs and symptoms for heart problems, stroke, allergic reactions, asthma, poisoning, diabetic, epileptic, and injury assessments
    -    Treating fractures, head, neck and back injuries
    -    Treating wounds
    -    Properly bandaging patient
    -    Caring for heat and cold exposure
    -    Treating for burns, scalds, and electrical injuries
    -    Treat and manage amputations
    -    Treat and manage bites and stings (marine, animal, human, insects)

    Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-4, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, the trainee will be able to:

    -    Understand types of Emergencies and actions to take
    -    Recognize emergency signals in station bill and use of safety equipment
    -    Know the values of drills and training
    -    Understand importance of working safely
    -    Use appropriate escape routes
    -    Understand effective communication
    -    Understand importance of precautions prior to entering a confined space
    -    Recognize when to use Lock-Out/Tag-Out
    -    Recognize duties regarding pollution prevention
    -    Understand policies regarding drug and alcohol abuse
    -    Know the importance of maintaining appropriate employee relations-

    Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-1 46 CFR 10.205 (I) (1), Personal Survival Techniques, the trainee will be familiar with:

    -    Abandonment and survival
    -    Types of life-saving appliances carried on ships
    -    Personal life-saving equipment
    -    Survival crafts and survival crafts equipment
    -    Helicopter safety
  • Practical Learning Objectives
    Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-2, Basic Firefighting, the student will be able to:

    -    Properly don a fire suit
    -    Properly don and use a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
    -    Using portable fire extinguishers, put out class A, B, and C class fires (this exercise is conducted three times: once for each class of fire)
    -    Use an all-purpose nozzle for protection and extinguishing fires
    -    Advancement of hose teams with the team leader giving commands
    -    Enter an internal space with S.C.B.A. and extinguish fire with fire hose
    -    Properly enter a watertight door with a fire behind door
    -    Rescue a victim (165lb. mannequin) from a smoke-filled room wearing an S.C.B.A.
    -    Take immediate action upon encountering an accident or medical emergency
    -    Perform an emergency drill in accordance with a station bill
    -    Identifying what extinguishers to use on what class fire
    -    Properly ventilate a fire
    -    Correctly overhaul a fire
    -    Effectively contain a fire using a suppression system

    Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-3, First Aid and CPR, the student will be familiar with:

    -    Using barriers
    -    Ensuring scene is safe setup
    -    Calling EMS
    -    Primary Assessment of patient
    -    Checking airway, breathing, circulation, and shock
    -    Positioning the patient
    -    CPR
    --    Stop Bleeding
    -    Procuring vital signs
    -    Identifying signs and symptoms for heart problems, stroke, allergic reactions, asthma, poisoning, diabetic, epileptic, and injury assessments
    -    Treating fractures, head, neck and back injuries
    -    Treating wounds
    -    Properly bandaging patient
    -    Caring for heat and cold exposure
    -    Treating for burns, scalds, and electrical injuries
    -    Treat and manage amputations
    -    Treat and manage bites and stings (marine, animal, human, insects)

    Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-4, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility, the trainee will be able to:

    -    Understand types of Emergencies and actions to take
    -    Recognize emergency signals in station bill and use of safety equipment
    -    Know the values of drills and training
    -    Understand importance of working safely
    -    Use appropriate escape routes
    -    Understand effective communication
    -    Understand importance of precautions prior to entering a confined space
    -    Recognize when to use Lock-Out/Tag-Out
    -    Recognize duties regarding pollution prevention
    -    Understand policies regarding drug and alcohol abuse
    -    Know the importance of maintaining appropriate employee relations-

    Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-1 46 CFR 10.205 (I) (1), Personal Survival Techniques, the trainee will be familiar with:

    -    Abandonment and survival
    -    Types of life-saving appliances carried on ships
    -    Personal life-saving equipment
    -    Survival crafts and survival crafts equipment
    -    Helicopter safety
  • Certification Details
    Course Required By United States Coast Guard

    Written Exam: A minimum written test score of 70% (80% is required for PSSR). Students that fail the test will undergo remediation and be allowed 1 retest. A second failure requires repeating the course before they may test again. The student must satisfactorily perform hands-on evolutions as required by USCG.
  • Validity Period 5 Years
  • Accreditation or Standard
    • Allowed USCG
        • Cancellation Policy - Cancellation fees apply if cancelled within 7 days of the course start date . The amount retained will equal 100 percent of the transaction. Any refund requests after this period are to be requested from the trainer. If approved by the trainer, remittance of refunds will be handled by the trainer outside of our site.For more details read our Refund Policy

        Site Information

        • Training Environment
          • Allowed Classroom
        • Services and Amenities
          • Allowed ADA Accessiblity
          • Allowed Restrooms
          • Allowed Emailed Certificates
          • Location
            Houma, LA, USA

          Other Notes

          • Items to BringGovernment ID
            Hardhat
            Steeltoe Boots
            Coveralls
            Safety Glasses
          • Health and Safety ConsiderationsCandidates that are concerned with participating in practical exercises due to current or pre-existing medical conditions should consult their primary care provider prior to the onset of the training program as to the nature and extent of the training.-

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