Skip to main content

STCW Basic Safety MEDI 1510

Marine Emergency Duties Part-time Studies Course

Course details

The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers provides standards regarding emergency, occupational safety, and survival. The course provides these standards to meet minimum requirements for familiarization, basic safety, fire fighting, and survival in emergency situations, and the syllabus is in compliance with TP 4957, December 2016.

Prerequisite(s)

A valid Seafarers Medical or completed Medical Clearance form. 16 years of age or older.http://www.bcit.ca/files/transportation/pdf/marine/form_medical_clearance.pdf

Credits

3.0

Cost

$2,483.26

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below are three offerings of MEDI 1510 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 68190

Duration

Tue Jun 21 - Thu Jun 30 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 68190
  • $2483.26
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 21 - Jun 24 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine JIBC
Jun 27 - Jun 30 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC Rm. 234
Instructor

Carla Lang

Course outline

View

Cost

$2483.26

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE STARTS AT JIBC AND THE LAST FOUR DAYS ARE AT BCIT MARINE CAMPUS Please email or fax all supporting prerequisite documents with your BCIT student number to MED@bcit.ca / 604-985-2862. please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. Allow two business days for the approval to be processed before registering. Following registration, instructions will be emailed to you. Please thoroughly read as it pertains to the course and the required materials. To obtain a valid STCW Basic Safety Certificate of Proficiency, the Basic Training Certificate issued by BMC and a valid Marine First Aid certificate must be presented to Transport Canada. Note: Days 1 through 4 of the MEDI 1510 are conducted at the JIBC campus in Maple Ridge. Days 5 through 8 are conducted at the Marine Campus in North Vancouver.
Status

CRN 68191

Duration

Mon Jul 04 - Wed Jul 13 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 68191
  • $2483.26
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 04 - Jul 07 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 08:30 - 16:00 Marine JIBC
Jul 08 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Jul 11 - Jul 13 Mon, Tue, Wed 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$2483.26

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE STARTS AT JIBC AND THE LAST FOUR DAYS ARE AT BCIT MARINE CAMPUS Please email or fax all supporting prerequisite documents with your BCIT student number to MED@bcit.ca / 604-985-2862. please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. Allow two business days for the approval to be processed before registering. Following registration, instructions will be emailed to you. Please thoroughly read as it pertains to the course and the required materials. To obtain a valid STCW Basic Safety Certificate of Proficiency, the Basic Training Certificate issued by BMC and a valid Marine First Aid certificate must be presented to Transport Canada. Note: Days 1 through 4 of the MEDI 1510 are conducted at the JIBC campus in Maple Ridge. Days 5 through 8 are conducted at the Marine Campus in North Vancouver.
Status

CRN 68189

Duration

Tue Jun 14 - Thu Jun 23 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 68189
  • $2483.26
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 14 - Jun 17 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC Rm. 138
Jun 20 - Jun 23 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 08:30 - 16:00 Marine JIBC
Instructor

Carla Lang

Course outline

View

Cost

$2483.26

Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE STARTS AT BCIT MARINE CAMPUS AND THE LAST FOUR DAYS ARE AT JIBC Please email or fax all supporting prerequisite documents with your BCIT student number to MED@bcit.ca / 604-985-2862. please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. Allow two business days for the approval to be processed before registering. Following registration, instructions will be emailed to you. Please thoroughly read as it pertains to the course and the required materials. To obtain a valid STCW Basic Safety Certificate of Proficiency, the Basic Training Certificate issued by BMC and a valid Marine First Aid certificate must be presented to Transport Canada. Note: Days 1 through 4 of the MEDI 1510 are conducted at the Marine Campus in North Vancouver. Days 5 through 8 are conducted at the JIBC campus in Maple Ridge.
Status

Full

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Explain types of emergency situations which may occur, such as collision, fire, and foundering.
  • Describe different types of lifesaving appliances normally carried on various vessels.
  • Describe equipment in survival craft.
  • Explain the location of personal lifesaving appliances.
  • Describe principles concerning survival, including: Value of training and drills; Personal protective clothing and equipment; Need to be ready for any emergency; Actions to be taken when called to survival craft stations; Actions to be taken when required to abandon ship.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in actions to be taken when called to survival craft stations, and having to abandon ship.
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the use of lifesaving appliances and equipment.
  • Explain about shipboard contingency plans for response to emergencies.
  • Describe emergency signals and specific duties allocated to crew members in the muster list, muster stations, and correct use of personal safety equipment.
  • Describe action to take on discovering potential emergency; including fire, collision, foundering, and ingress of water into the ship.
  • Describe action to take on hearing emergency alarm signals.
  • Describe escape routes and internal communication and alarm systems.
  • Apply the basic knowledge of the impact of shipping on the marine environment, and the effects of operational or accidental pollution on it.
  • Explain basic environment protection procedures.
  • Demonstrate an understanding regarding the complexity and diversity of the marine environment.
  • Describe importance of adhering to safe working practices at all times.
  • Describe safety and protective devices available to protect against potential hazards on board ship.
  • Describe precautions to be taken prior to entering enclosed spaces.
  • Explain how familiarization with international measures concerning accident prevention and occupational health is done.
  • Explain the factors contributing to effective communications on board ship.
  • Explain basic team working principles and practice, including conflict resolution.
  • Describe importance of maintaining good human and working relationships on board ship.
  • Explain social responsibilities, employment conditions, individual rights and obligations, and dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Describe the necessity of actions to take to control fatigue.

Effective as of Winter 2017

Related Programs

STCW Basic Safety (MEDI 1510) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

  1. Bridge Watch Rating
    Associate Certificate Full-time
  2. Marine Engineering
    Diploma Full-time/Cooperative Education
  3. Nautical Sciences
    Diploma Full-time/Cooperative Education

Subscribe

Interested in being notified about future offerings of STCW Basic Safety (MEDI 1510)? If so, fill out the information below and we'll notify you by email when courses for each new term are displayed here.

  • Privacy Notice: The information you provide will be used to respond your request for BCIT program information and is collected under Section 26(c) of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). For more information about BCIT’s privacy practices contact: Associate Director, Privacy, Information Access & Policy Management, British Columbia Institute of Technology, 3700 Willingdon Ave. Burnaby, BC V5A 3H2, email: privacy@bcit.ca.