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STCW-95 New Entrant Training Week Package

Obtaining all of your STCW Qualifications in one Week

If you want to work on commercial shipping vessels that are over 24 metres long you will have to get STCW qualifications/courses before you seek employment. The specific type of courses/qualifications you’ll need will greatly depend on the position you’re applying for and the post you’ll be assigned to once you’re on-board.  At the very minimum, you will need to obtain the four basic STCW courses.

Occupli Training is a leading provider of STCW approved training in Ireland and the UK.  Occupli Training have successfully delivered courses to hundreds of sea-going personnel from Ireland, the UK and all over Europe. and are approved by the Irish Department of Transport to deliver this new entrant STCW Training Course Package at our facility in Cork Harbor.

This course is available exclusively to private groups.This allows courses to be targeted specifically towards your own companies requirements. To arrange a date for your company to host this course please call 1850 315 415 or fill in the form below and one of our Training team will be in touch.



+353 1 517 5270


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Course Details

Occupli Training delivers all the elements of STCW Basic Safety Training as a one week training package immediately saving yourself time and money. Alternatively you can take each of the modules individually if required.  The combined course is of great benefit to both attendees and employers as it eliminates the need to travel to different venues and on different dates. Travel time, cost and overall duration is reduced substantially by combining the courses.

Get Your Proficiency in Security Awareness Course Free!

When you book the Occupli Week Package you get the Proficiency in Security Awareness Course included . This course is not normally included as part of basic STCW week but it is a required course that you must complete prior going to sea.  This package instantly ensures you have all the necessary qualifications you need to work on board a ship within a more efficient time.

The package covers five STCW approved courses as follows:

  • Elementary Marine STCW First Aid
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (PSSR) STCW
  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST) STCW
  • Basic Marine STCW Fire Fighting
  • Security Awareness STCW
Who Is This Course Intended For?

This combined STCW course is aimed at ALL seafaring personnel. All seafarers must pass all five elements of this course before going to sea. These STCW courses are a mandatory requirement.

Course Contents

Days 1 – 3: Basic Marine Fire Fighting – 3 Days

  • Theory of combustion
  • Hydrocarbon fires
  • Fire hazard and risks
  • Protective clothing
  • Fire hose and fittings
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Suppression systems
  • Fire prevention
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Search & rescue procedures
  • Ship fire fighting
  • Fire investigations
  • Practicable sessions including live fire fighting


Day 4: Elementary First Aid – 1 Day

  • Introduction – General principles, chain of survival, scene safety, responsibilities of first aider
  • Body structure and functions
  • Positioning of casualty
  • The unconscious casualty
  • Resuscitation
  • Bleeding
  • Management of shock
  • Burns and scalds, Accidents caused by electricity
  • Rescue and transport of a casualty


Day 5: Personal Survival Techniques (PST) – 1 Day

  • Introduction – Safety & Survival
  • Emergency situations
  • Evacuation
  • Survival craft and rescue boats
  • Personal life-saving appliances
  • Personal life-saving appliances (demonstrations)
  • Survival at sea
  • Emergency radio equipment lecture and demonstrations
  • Helicopter assistance
  • Practical sessions including live fire fighting


Day 6: Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (PSSR) & Security Awareness – 1 Day

  • Complying with emergency procedures
  • Taking precautions to prevent pollution of the marine environment
  • Observing safe working practices
  • Full awareness of shipboard duties
  • Contributing to effective human relationship on board ship
  • Maritime security threats
  • Maritime security levels
  • The ship security assessment
  • Interaction with vessels, authorities and ports
  • Training, drills and exercises
  • Suspicious persons and behaviour and circumvention of security
  • Practical protective measures and contingency planning
  • Documents, records, communications and confidentiality


View all of our STCW and Marine Fire Courses HERE

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