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MEDI 1510 - STCW Basic Safety

Marine Emergency Duties Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

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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. www.bcit.ca/files/transportation/pdf/marine/form_medical_clearance.pdf

Credits

3.0

Cost

$2,435.48

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 67508

Tue Apr 06 - Tue Apr 13 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Apr 09 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC BMC Rm. 132
Apr 10 - Apr 11 Sat/Sun 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC
Apr 12 - Apr 13 Mon/Tue 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC

Instructor

Carla Lang

Course Outline

Cost

$2,435.48

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE STARTS AT BMC IN ROOM 132 & 134 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. 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.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 67393

Tue May 18 - Fri May 28 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 18 - May 21 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC
May 25 - May 28 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC BMC Rm. 134

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$2,435.48

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE STARTS AT JIBC AND THE LAST FOUR DAYS ARE AT BMC IN ROOM 132 & 134. Please email or fax all supporting prerequisite documents with your BCIT student number to MED@bcit.ca / 604-985-2862. 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.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 67396

Tue Jun 29 - Fri Jul 09 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 29 - Jun 30 Tue/Wed 08:30 - 16:00 BMC BMC Rm. 132
Jul 02 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC BMC Rm. 132
Jul 05 Mon 08:30 - 16:00 BMC BMC Rm. 132
Jul 06 - Jul 09 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$2,435.48

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE STARTS AT BMC IN ROOM 132 & 134 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. 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.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 67397

Tue Jun 29 - Fri Jul 09 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 29 - Jun 30 Tue/Wed 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC
Jul 02 Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC
Jul 05 Mon 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC
Jul 06 - Jul 09 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC BMC Rm. 132

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$2,435.48

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. IMPORTANT NOTE: COURSE STARTS AT JIBC AND THE LAST FOUR DAYS ARE AT BMC IN ROOM 132 & 134. Please email or fax all supporting prerequisite documents with your BCIT student number to MED@bcit.ca / 604-985-2862. 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.

This course offering is full. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

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

MEDI 1510 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Transportation

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

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