Maritime Foundation to Offer STCW Training

Monday, June 20, 2011

Renee Marazon, CEO of The Maritime Academy of Toledo Foundation, has announced that The Maritime Foundation has been approved by the U.S. Coast Guard to offer Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW training) effective immediately.

The STCW training and certification is required for all mariners. The training includes personal survival, personal and social responsibility, basic first aid, and basic firefighting. Course topics include: Personal Safety and Social Responsibility; Terminology; Accommodations; Safety Management Systems; Drugs and Alcohol; Food; Pollution; Survival; Fall Protection; Confined Spaces; Lock Out/Tag Out; Head Protection; Eye and Face Protection; Hand Protection; Respiratory Protection; Safe Lifting; Electromagnetic Radiation; Emergency Response; Elementary First Aid; Assessing the Scene and Patient; Blood Borne Pathogens; Body Structure and Functions; Basic First Aid; Basic Firefighting; and Personal Survival.

The cost for the week-long STCW training program is $1,000. The Maritime Training and Education Center also has business class overnight accommodations. The cost for a room is $120 per night and includes three full meals per day.

The Maritime Foundation says that in addition to the STCW training and certification, they are planning to offer courses for Able Seaman; Advanced Fire Fighting at MARAD; Automatic Radar Plotting aids (ARPA) Ops; Bridge Resource Management; Flashing Lights; Global Maritime Distress & Safety System (GMDSS); Medical Person In Chart; Medical Care Provider; Marine License Preparation - Master Mate variable; Meteorology; Operator of Uninspected Passenger Vessel (OUPV); Proficiency in Survival Craft (Lifeboatman); Qualified Member of Engine Department (QMED) Oiler; Radar Observer (Unlimited) Original Radar Observer (Unlimited) Refresher; Radar Observer (Unlimited) Recertification; Rating Forming Part of a Navigational Watch (RFPNW); Food Safety & Sanitation w/ServSaf; Basic Steward Course; and Advanced Steward Course HAACF.

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