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What are the STCW10 requirements in relation to updated training?

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What are the STCW10 requirements in relation to updated training?
Answer:

New updating training course requirements are also being introduced for all STCW certificate holders to comply with STCW 2010 requirements. The following courses are subject to updated training:

  •     Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques
  •     Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  •     Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting
  •     Updated Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)
  •     Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

 

Under the new regulations, updated proficiency training for the above courses has to be undertaken every five years. Seafarers revalidating their UK Certification of Competency after 1 January 2017 will be required to submit documentary evidence of having completed MCA approved updated proficiency training with the last five years. For further information, download the MCA's MIN469 - Updated Training

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