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STCW Refresher Training / Updated Proficiency in Fire and PST


About the course

STCW Refresher Training / Updated Proficiency in Fire and PST

STCW Basic Training Certificates need to be updated every 5 years in order to comply with requirements introduced to the STCW Code in Manila 2010.

It is mandatory for all Seafarers and Superyacht Crew serving on Commercial vessels over 24 meters in length, to be able to provide documentary evidence of having updated their training within the past 5 years.

Failure to to do so could result in failure of the vessel to pass inspection in the event of a control by the Port State Authorities.  Port State Control (PSC) is the inspection of foreign vessels in national ports to verify that the vessel’s equipment and conditions onboard comply with the requirements of International regulations, and that the ship is manned and operated in compliance with these rules.

Seascope run Refresher Training over one and a half days in both Antibes and Liverpool.  There is one full day on the Fireground, and half a day dedicated to Survival at Sea (PST).

Our courses are run in english and accredited by the Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA).

What you will learn

STCW Refresher Training Course / Updated Proficiency   (1½ days)

PST includes principals of Survival at Sea, use of Immersion Suits, Life-Jackets, Survival Crafts and Search and Rescue training.   For students undertaking Refresher training the is primarily of a Practical nature.

Students will be required to demonstrate ability in:

  • Donning a life-jacket and Immersion Suit
  • Boarding a survival craft
  • Streaming a lifeboat drogue or sea-anchor
  • Operating survival craft equipment
  • Operating location devices including radio equipment


FPFF will ensure the Student is equipped with the required standard of competence in FP&FF.    Covers the Risks of Fire, Control and Prevention, Emergency Responses, and training in the use of Fire-fighting Equipment and Extinguishing Techniques.

Students will be required to demonstrate ability in:

  • Correctly don Fire Equipment
  • Operate & maintain Breathing Apparatus
  • Identify fire types & the range of Equipment on board
  • Identify appropriate method of  Extinguishment and show proficient use of Fire Extinguishers
  • Communication with other Crew & members of Fire Control team
  • Safety, Casualty Rescue & Evacuation Techniques

The course is one full day practical training at the fire ground.  We provide everything that is needed for the day, so students just need to arrive in comfortable and preferably old clothing.

PRE-REQUISITES – STCW Basic Training Certification

The courses are mainly practical and a good level of fitness is required.  A medical declation will need to be completed prior to commencing the course, and any medical issues must be advised to us prior to starting.


  • Cost
    £357 / person
  • €580 / person
  • Duration
    2 Days
  • Students
  • Location
    Liverpool, Antibes
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