Course Length: 4 hrs
Course Required By: United States Coast Guard for STCW-2010 Endorsement
CFR Reference: USCG, STCW-95
Written Exam: SMS requires a minimum score of 80%. Students that fail the test will undergo remediation and be allowed 1 retest. A second failure requires repeating the course before they may test again.
Retraining: Student is responsible for retraining every 5 years.
Performance Task: See Coast Guard-specific checklist requirements.
Safety Considerations: Follow general office safety protocol for classroom. Follow Coast Guard approved detailed teaching syllabus.
Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
Prerequisites: These courses are intended as basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity onboard ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated safety duties in operation of the ship. There are no particular educational requirements. All trainees must be certified by a doctor to be in good health.