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STCW Refresher Training - 4 days

Monday, 21st January 2019, Booking Info.
32 Hrs
Course Price:
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This is the essential Refresher training for the commercial maritime industry in accordance with the STCW Conventions Manila Amendments.

Our 4 day STCW Refresher Training package provides the practical skills and knowledge to be certificated for the five Refresher modules of training as laid down in the STCW code, these are

Content & Objectives

Personal Survival Techniques includes preparation for sea survival, lifejackets and liferafts, principles of survival, raft management and search and rescue.  The course includes a practical in-water session.

Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting includes learning the risks of fire and their prevention, use of fire fighting equipment, responding to emergencies and fighting & extinguishing fires.  The course includes extensive practical sessions on our on-site fire fighting facitility.

Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats includes dealing with emergency procedures, taking charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch, safe working practices, orders and their relation to shipboard duties, and managing survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship.

Advanced Fire fighting includes incident command, control & communication technique, liaising with Fire & Rescue Services, ship stability & fixed fire fighting systems.

Learning Mode

This STCW Refresher Week takes place over 4 days and is delivered through a combination of theory and hands-on exercises with focus on the practical elements of training.

Sea survival theory sessions are taught in the dedicated Red Ensign classrooms. The course also comprises a supervised compulsory liferaft launch, inversion and entry as well as individual and group based swimming activities in a secured area in the river in front of our training premises.

Fire fighting uses real smoke, fire and breathing apparatus along with fire hoses and extinguishers in our purpose built fire fighting training facility. Candidates’ competence is assessed through their active participation during the practical session and with a test at the end of the module.

PSCRB course comprises hands-on practical use of Life Boats & Davit systems and participation in physically demanding in-water scenarios in and around the Solent waters. The crew’s competence is assessed through their active participation during the practical sessions and theory sessions that are taught in the classroom.

Entry Requirements

You should be over 18 years of age and be in possession of an existing STCW Personal Survival Techniques, STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting, STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boat & STCW Advanced Fire Fighting certificates to take advantage of the reduced price for the refresher training. The certification should be dated within the last 5 years. 


Accommodation is provided onboard the M/V Sea Trident, moored alongside Red Ensign Training in West Cowes. Offered on a full board or B&B basis, cabins with either shared communal washroom or a shared en-suite (subject to availability). Please check availability by calling us on 01983 294088 or email.


The cost of this 4 day course is £800.00 inc VAT.

The package price is of £968 inc VAT (course plus full-board accommodation)

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Requirements Checklist
  • 1 day Basic Sea Survival

    You must have already completed a '1 day Basic Sea Survival' course in order to attend this course.

  • 18+ Years of Age

    You must be at-least 18 to attend this course

  • 2 day Basic Fire Fighting and Prevention
  • Valid STCW Advanced Fire Fighting certification

    You must have already completed this training

  • Valid STCW Fire Prevention & Firefighting certification

    You must have already completed this training

  • Valid STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) certification

    You must have already completed this training

  • Valid STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat (PSCRB) certification

    You must have already completed this training

  • Your Identification Card

    You must bring an official form of identification, such as your Passport, Discharge Book , Driving Licence or National ID.