Career Development / IMO - Course Descriptions

BST - Basic Safety Training (5 days) - This course covers the four modules required for this Coast Guard approved endorsement. These modules include Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Personal Survival Techniques, Elementary First Aid, and Basic Marine Firefighting. Firefighting will be held at Port Canaveral Maritime Academy.
BST - Renewal (3 days) - This 3 day renewal course satisfies those requirements set forth by the USCG. The four modules include Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Personal Survival Techniques, Elementary First Aid, and Basic Marine Firefighting. Firefighting will be held at Port Canaveral Maritime Academy.
Advanced Firefighting (5 days) - This course consists of classroom lectures, instructor demonstrations and hands-on training for those subjects related to shipboard firefighting.  Students will learn: Fire chemistry and classification, Prevention, Use of portable extinguishers, breathing apparatus, protective clothing and foam application, Search and rescue, Confined space, open deck and multilevel firefighting, Effects on ship stability, Team training, ICS, Shore-based firefighting coordination, and Dealing with hazardous materials.  Students spend a good part of their time fighting basic and complex live fires on board a land based vessel. This course meets STCW-95 requirements for both lower and upper level licenses.
MROP - Marine Radio Operators Permit (1 day) - This course confers the authority to operate licensed radio stations in the aviation, marine and international fixed Public Radio Services. MROP consists of a 3 hour preparation course, 1 hour F.C.C. Exam & License Application.