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STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft MEDI 1810

Marine Emergency Duties Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

Students will learn about orderly abandonment of a vessel in an emergency situation. They will learn the procedures to clear the vessel; proper and effective use of equipment; and how to coordinate survival activities during rescue operations. This course meets the requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Convention Specification, which specifies the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Minimum of 16 years of age and must hold a valid MED A1, MED A2, or STCW Basic Safety training certificate.

Credits

2.0

Domestic fees

$1,378.39 - $1,405.62 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are two offerings of MEDI 1810 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 69542

Duration

Tue Jun 18 - Mon Jun 24 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 69542
  • Domestic fees $1378.39
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 18 - Jun 21 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Jun 24 Mon 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1378.39

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. IMPORTANT NOTES: Copies of prerequisites are to be provided to the course instructor. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. COURSE TO BE HELD AT BCIT MARINE CAMPUS. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises. Note: Computer required for 1.5 hours of online First Aid Training.
Status

Seats Available

2 seats remaining as of Sun May 19, 2024 at 3:53 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 69411

Duration

Mon Jul 08 - Fri Jul 12 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 69411
  • Domestic fees $1378.39
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 08 - Jul 12 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1378.39

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. IMPORTANT NOTES: Copies of prerequisites are to be provided to the course instructor. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. COURSE TO BE HELD AT BCIT MARINE CAMPUS. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises. Note: Computer required for 1.5 hours of online First Aid Training.
Status

Seats Available

1 seat remaining as of Sun May 19, 2024 at 3:53 am (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

Fall 2024

Below are three offerings of MEDI 1810 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 51253

Duration

Tue Oct 01 - Mon Oct 07 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 51253
  • Domestic fees $1405.62
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 01 - Oct 04 Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Oct 07 Mon 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1405.62

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. IMPORTANT NOTES: Copies of prerequisites are to be provided to the course instructor. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. COURSE TO BE HELD AT BCIT MARINE CAMPUS. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises. Note: Computer required for 1.5 hours of online First Aid Training.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 22, 2024 at 9:00 am (PDT)

CRN 51256

Duration

Mon Nov 25 - Fri Nov 29 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 51256
  • Domestic fees $1405.62
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 25 - Nov 29 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1405.62

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. IMPORTANT NOTES: Copies of prerequisites are to be provided to the course instructor. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. COURSE TO BE HELD AT BCIT MARINE CAMPUS. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises. Note: Computer required for 1.5 hours of online First Aid Training.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 22, 2024 at 9:00 am (PDT)

CRN 51258

Duration

Fri Dec 13 - Thu Dec 19 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 51258
  • Domestic fees $1405.62
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Dec 13 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Dec 16 - Dec 19 Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu 08:30 - 16:00 Marine BMC
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$1405.62

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. IMPORTANT NOTES: Copies of prerequisites are to be provided to the course instructor. Please refer to prerequisite section of course webpage for details. COURSE TO BE HELD AT BCIT MARINE CAMPUS. Student manual will be provided in class. Students are advised to bring a pen and paper for note taking and a bathing suit and towel for the training tank exercises. Note: Computer required for 1.5 hours of online First Aid Training.
Status

Sneak Preview

This section is only available for registration starting Wed May 22, 2024 at 9:00 am (PDT)

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Describe the construction and outfit of survival craft and rescue boats, and individual items of their equipment.
  • Explain particular characteristics and facilities of survival craft and rescue boats.
  • Describe the various types of devices used for launching survival craft and rescue boats.
  • Describe methods of launching survival craft into a rough sea.
  • Describe methods of recovering survival craft.
  • Demonstrate the actions to be taken after leaving the ship.
  • Demonstrate methods of launching and recovering rescue boats in a rough sea.
  • Explain how to handle survival craft in rough weather.
  • Demonstrate the use of painter, sea anchor, and all other equipment.
  • Describe the apportionment of food and water in survival craft.
  • Explain the action taken to maximize detectability and location of survival craft.
  • Demonstrate the method of helicopter rescue.
  • Demonstrate the effects of hypothermia and its prevention, and the use of protective covers and garments, including immersion suits and thermal protective aids.
  • Use rescue boats and motor lifeboats for marshalling life rafts and rescue of survivors, and persons in the sea.
  • Explain how to beach a survival craft.
  • Demonstrate the methods of starting and operating a survival craft engine, and its accessories, together with the use of the fire extinguisher provided.
  • Describe radio lifesaving appliances carried in survival craft, including satellite EPIRBs and SARTs.
  • Demonstrate pyrotechnic distress signals.
  • Demonstrate the use of first-aid and resuscitation techniques.
  • Explain the management of injured persons, including control of bleeding and shock.

Effective as of Fall 2024

Related Programs

STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft (MEDI 1810) is offered as a part of the following programs:

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