Providenciales, TCI, January 18, 2017 – The Department of Maritime (MD), in collaboration with Sea School International, will be hosting the annual STCW/95 Basic Safety Training for local captains and skippers wishing to obtain a Boat masters License. This licence is the legal document required by a person who wishes to participate in the water sports business as a local captain, or anyone who wishes to be the captain of a small commercial vessel. The holder of a local Boat masters license will be permitted to operate a small commercial vessel up to twenty-four (24) meters in length or up to one hundred and fifty (150) gross tons and a pleasure vessel under four hundred gross tonnes.
The three-day training will include:
* Basic Fire Fighting;
* Personal Survival Techniques;
* Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities;
* First Aid/CPR
Fees for the course for ‘First Time’ attendees will be $630 per participant for the three days. A refresher course, for individuals whose 5 year course certificate has expired, will cost $355. For further information please contact the Maritime Department Providenciales at 338 -4171/4179 or the Maritime Office, Grand Turk at 649-338-3173. Re-sits, are being asked to register on/or before 23rd January, 2017.
*All interested persons are asked to walk with one form of Identification upon registration.