Basic Training

First Aid/ CPR (Blended)

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Our course provides seafarers with the knowledge and skills necessary to provide immediate lifesaving first aid to a person in need.

Seafarer’s employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated duties in the operation of the ship shall, before being assigned, have completed Elementary First Aid. The course is taught through a blended program: students will spend 4 hours across 4 days on the online portal and spend 5 hours of in-class training. Successful completion of this course satisfies the following requirements:

  • Elementary First Aid per STCW Code Table A-VVl-3;
  • Elementary First Aid per 46 CFR I 1.302(a)(3) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(3); and
  • The first aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201 (i)(l ).

Course Topics:

  • First Aid
  • Drug and Alcohol
  • Medical Care
  • Hypothermia
  • Staying Healthy
  • Prevention of AIDS

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

Flexible course enrollment
Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Personal Survival Techniques (Blended)

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Training is split into theory & practical, including launching and entering a life raft, actions to be taken for self-protection in emergency situations, survival at sea and deployment of safety equipment.

This course combines classroom and in-water training to teach personnel the proper actions and survival techniques to ensure safety during an emergency evacuation/ abandonment from a vessel or offshore facility.

Any applicant who successfully completes the course will satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques training and competency requirements of STCW Code, as amended 2010, Section A-Vl/1 and 46 CFR 1 l.302(a)(l) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(l) AND have performed all practical demonstrations as guided by the applicable section within the Basic Training NVIC 08-14. Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessment sheets when applying for the STCW endorsement.

Course Topics:

  • SOLAS and LSA Code
  •  Types of Emergencies on Ships
  •  Personal Lifesaving Equipment: Utilization and Purpose
  •  Life Saving Appliances (LSA)
  •  Liferaft Operations
  •  Signaling Equipment and Pyrotechnics
  •  Value of Training and Drills
  •  Rescue Operations and Techniques
  •  Helicopter Operations

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

Flexible course enrollment
Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (Online)

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Crew members have a responsibility to work together and socially co-exist with each other. This course forms part of the basic safety training for seafarers and covers safety procedures and accident prevention.

This course is designed to teach personnel the proper actions to take while executing their shipboard duties to ensure their own personal safety, the safety of fellow crewmembers and to protect the marine environment.

Any applicant who successfully completes the course will satisfy the Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities competency and training requirements of Section A-VI/I and Table A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, and 46 CFR l 1.302(a)(4) and 12.602(a)(4); AND have performed all practical demonstrations as guided by the applicable section within the Basic Training NVIC 08-14. Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessment sheets when applying for the STCW endorsement.

Course Topics:

  •  Comply with Emergency Procedures
  •  Prevention of Pollution of the Marine Environment
  •  Observe Safe Working Practices
  •  Effective Communication on Board Ship
  •  Human Relationships on Board Ships
  •  Personal Well-Being on Board

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

Flexible course enrollment
Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Basic Fire Fighting (Blended)

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This course is designed to train seafarers in minimizing risk, maintaining state of readiness, and extingushing shipboard fires.

This course is designed to teach participants the importance of fire prevention, the proper actions to take upon discovering a fire, and how to protect themselves with existing firefighting equipment within their work area. Successful completion of this course will satisfy:

  •  Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per STCW Code Section A-VVl;
  •  Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per 46 CPR 11.302(a)(2) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(2);
  •  Basic Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.201 (h)(2) [Basic only] and 46 CFR 11.201 (h)(3 ); and
  •  The Fire Fighting requirements for a national tankerman endorsement in 46 CFR 13.201(c)(3), 13.301(c)(3); 13.401(d) and 13.501(c)(3).

Course Topics:

Fire Prevention and Safety: Controlling Fire, Fire Fighting Organization, Fire Safety Arrangements, Fire Detection System and Alarms, Fire Extinguishing Appliances, Fixed fire Extinguishing System, Fire Fighting Procedures

Firefighting on Deck: Non cargo space fire on Deck, Fire in Container/RO-RO Ships, Fire in Bulk Carrier Ships, Fire in Oil Tankers, Fire in Chemical Carrier

Firefighting in Accommodation: Structural Fire Protection Regulations, Common Causes of Fire and Its Prevention, Accommodation Fire Fighting Arrangement

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

Flexible course enrollment
Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Basic Training (Blended)

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This is required by the STCW 2010 code for all mariners with safety or pollution control duties. Basic Training (Basic Safety Training) combines all four elements of basic safety into one program.

The course is thought through a blended program: students will spend 57 hours of blended learning, including 19 hours across 3 days of in-class training. Seafarer’s employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated duties in the operation of the ship shall, before being assigned, must have completed Basic Training. Successful completion of this course will satisfy:

  •  The Basic Training per STCW Code, as amended 2010 Section A-VVl; AND,
  •  The Personal Survival Techniques per 46 CFR l l.302(a)(l) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(l);AND,
  •  The Basic Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 1 l.201(h)(2) [BASIC Only] and 46 CFR 1 l.201(h)(3); AND,
  •  The Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 1 l.302(a)(2) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(2); AND,
  •  The Fire Fighting requirements per 46 CFR 13.201(c)(3), 13.301(c)(3), 13.401(d) and 13.501(c)(3) for any tankerman endorsement; AND,
  •  The First Aid & CPR requirements per 46 CFR l l.201(i)(l) when applied for within one year of the date of training; AND,
  •  The Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(4) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(4); AND,
  •  The practical assessments performed during this course have been determined to be equivalent of ALL of National Assessment Guidelines TASK’s, as documented in NVIC

Course Topics:

First Aid/ CPR: First Aid, Drug and Alcohol, Medical Care, Hypothermia, Staying Healthy, Prevention of AIDS

Personal Survival Techniques: SOLAS and LSA Code, Types of emergencies on ships, Personal Lifesaving Equipment, Liferaft Operations, Signaling Equip. and Pyrotechnics, Training and Drills, Helicopter Ops, Rescue Operations and Techniques

Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities: Comply with Emergency Procedures, Prevention of Pollution of the Marine Environment, Observe Safe Working Practices, Effective Communication on Board Ship, Human Relationships on Board Ship, Personal Well-Being on Board

Basic Fire Fighting: Fire Prevention and Safety, FF Organization, Fire Safety Arrangements, Detection System & Alarms, Fire Extinguishing Appliances & System and Procedures

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

Flexible course enrollment
Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.

Combined Basic and Advanced Firefighting (Blended)

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The Combined Marine Firefighting course emphasizes hands-on training to provide you with the skills necessarry to effectively lead an emergency response team aboard a merchant vesel or offshore facility.

This course is designed to train seafarers in minimizing risk, maintaining state of readiness, and extinguishing shipboard fires. It combines both classroom and practical fire-field exercises in full turnout gear with live burns. Successfully completion of this course will satisfy the following requirements:

  1.  Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per STCW Code Section A-VI/1;
  2.  Advanced Fire Fighting per STCW Code Section A-VI/3;
  3.  Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(2) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(2);
  4.  Basic and Advanced Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.201(h)(2) and 46 CFR l 1.201(h)(3);
  5.  Advanced Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 1 l .303(a); and
  6.  Firefighting requirements for a national tankerman endorsement in 46 CFR 13.201(c)(3), 13.301(c)(3); 13.401(d); and 13.501(c)(3).

Course Topics:

Fire Prevention and Safety: Controlling Fire, Fire Fighting Organization, Fire Safety Arrangements, Fire Detection System and alarms, Fire Extinguishing Appliances, Fixed fire Extinguishing System, Fire Fighting Procedures

Firefighting on Deck: Non-cargo space fire on Deck, Fire in Container/RO-RO Ships, Bulk Carrier Ships, Oil Tankers, Chemical Carrier, and Gas Carrier

Firefighting in Accommodation: Structural Fire Protection Regulations, Common Causes of Fire and Its Prevention, Accommodation Fire Fighting Arrangement

Firefighting in Machinery Space: Structural Fire Protection Arrangements, Common causes of fire and prevention, Machinery space Fire Fighting arrangement, Automatic fire monitoring systems, Fighting Fire in machinery space, Total Flooding Gas Systems.

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

Flexible course enrollment
Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.