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MEDI 2550 - MED Refresher for BS, PSC, and AFF

Marine Emergency Duties Part-time Studies Course

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Course Details

This refresher training course is designed to comply with the regulations and to refresh the seafarers’ skills in basic emergency duties through demonstrations and practical drills and exercises. This training will allow seafarers to renew their MED STCW BS, MED PSC, and MED AFF training for a period not exceeding five years. Course hours: 24 hours at BMC and 13.5 hours at JIBC totalling 37.5 hours.

Prerequisite(s)

A valid Seafarers Medical or completed Medical Clearance form. 16 years of age or older. A person must hold a training certificate in MED with respect to STCW Basic Safety, MED with respect to Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats, and MED with respect to Advanced Fire Fighting (or equivalent). https://www.bcit.ca/files/transportation/pdf/marine/form_medical_clearance.pdf

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,739.33

Winter 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 85520

Mon Feb 19 - Sat Feb 24 6 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 19 - Feb 22 Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu 08:30 - 16:00 BMC Rm. 150
Feb 23 - Feb 24 Fri/Sat 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC

Instructor

Carl Marquardt

Course Outline

Cost

$1,739.33

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Valid Seafarers Medical or completed JIBC Medical Clearance form must be submitted prior to registering for the course. Please email MED@bcit.ca or fax 604-985-2862 these documents with your BCIT student number. Allow two business days for the approval to be processed before registering. Following registration, instructions regarding course and required materials will be emailed to you. ORIGINAL and COPIES of all other prerequisites must be submitted to the instructor on the first day of the course. Please note: Days 1-4 are conducted at BMC North Vancouver campus and days 5-6 are conducted at JIBC campus in Maple Ridge.

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Spring/Summer 2018

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 65409

Tue May 01 - Sun May 06 6 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 01 - May 04 Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 08:30 - 16:00 BMC
May 05 - May 06 Sat/Sun 08:30 - 16:00 BMC JIBC

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$1,739.33

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Valid Seafarers Medical or completed JIBC Medical Clearance form must be submitted prior to registering for the course. Please email MED@bcit.ca or fax 604-985-2862 these documents with your BCIT student number. Allow two business days for the approval to be processed before registering. Following registration, instructions regarding course and required materials will be emailed to you. ORIGINAL and COPIES of all other prerequisites must be submitted to the instructor on the first day of the course. Please note: Days 1-4 are conducted at BMC North Vancouver campus and days 5-6 are conducted at JIBC campus in Maple Ridge.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Describe types of potential hazards and emergencies associated on board a vessel.
  • Describe the different types of lifeboats, rescue boats, and life rafts (inflatable and rigid hull), and associated equipment including davits.
  • Describe the use and care of MES (Marine Evacuation System).
  • List the requirements for different types of lifesaving equipment on board a vessel.
  • State factors relating to survival, and actions to be taken for survival and rescue.
  • Demonstrate proper boatmanship and raftmanship (lifeboats, rescue boats, and life rafts [inflatable and rigid hull]).
  • Recognize and explain operation of signalling devices and pyrotechnics.
  • Describe the use of radio communications equipment.
  • State types of rescue including helicopter rescue.
  • Describe use of rescue equipment, and use of rescue boats.
  • Know and be able to demonstrate the use of CPR, mouth-to-mouth/nose respiration, resuscitation kit, and AEDs.
  • Know the symptoms of cardiac arrest, and how to treat various burns.
  • Know and explain the concept of fire theories, and describe the various types of fire-fighting appliances and equipment (Done at JIBC).
  • Demonstrate the proper use of various fire-fighting appliances (Done at JIBC).
  • Explain the organization of emergency parties for shipboard fire fighting (Done at JIBC).
  • Know how to train and coordinate ship crews with regards to fire fighting.
  • Have practical skills and knowledge concerning management and control of injured persons.
  • Perform an incident investigation, and correctly prepare a report.

Effective as of Winter 2016

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