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BASIC TRAINING REFRESHER (BST-REF)
The objective of the course is to verify that participants have maintained competency in the following:
(i) Don and use an immersion suite;
(ii) Safely jumping from a height into the water;
(iii) Righting an inverted life raft while wearing a lifejacket;
(iv) Swimming while wearing a lifejacket; and,
(v) Keeping afloat without a lifejacket.
(i) Using various types of portable fire extinguishers;
(ii) Extinguishing small fires;
(iii) Extinguishing extensive fires with water using “vari” and all-purpose nozzles;
(iv) Extinguishing fires with foam, dry chemical or other suitable chemical agents;
(v) Fighting fire in smoke-filled enclosed spaces wearing a SCBA
(vi) Extinguishing fire in an accommodation room or simulated engine room with fire and heavy smoke; and
(vii) Extinguishing an oil fire with fog applicator and spray nozzles, dry chemical powder, or foam nozzles.
The course will satisfy
Any applicant who successfully completes the Basic Training Refresher (SUNYDP-68) course, provided that they have previously completed an approved Basic Training Course, will satisfy the continued competency requirements for STCW Basic Training in STCW, as amended 2010, Basic Training in Section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(e) and 46 CFR 12.602(e), AND, all of the tasks from the National Assessment Guidelines found in NVIC 08-14. Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessment sheets when applying for the STCW endorsement.
This is a 24-hour/three-day course designed for mariners to refresher training and assessments of Basic Training through assessments conducted in approved training ashore. A mariner who successfully completes the course will satisfy the continued competency requirements for STCW Basic Training in STCW Section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(e) and 46 CFR 12.602(e) and assessments relative to all competencies and KUPs in STCW Code Tables A-VI/1-1 and A-VI/1-2.
Students must have already obtained a 40-hour Basic Safety Training Certificate as original certification. Students must be at least 18 years old, speak and understand the English language and meet the medical and physical fitness requirements stated in 46 CFR 10.304.