THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF THE MARITIME INDUSTRY
Polytechnics Mauritius, the most innovative institution on this Island, is pleased to bring to you the long awaited professional programme in the Maritime Sector. Polytechnics Mauritius is set to make your dreams comes true.
The Standard of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping training (STCW Basic Safety Training course) covers the syllabus required by the STCW95 and is a mandatory training for any seafarers. As such, The STCW Basic Safety Training course is the legal minimum requirement for any person with the aspiration to work on board a commercial ship or vessels, Superyachts and Cruise ships.
The course through its different modules provides students with the knowledge and practical skills required in the event of an emergency at sea along with the necessary steps to take in order to ensure discipline and survival.
The Standard of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) competency certificate is a compulsory requirement under the International Maritime Organisation (IMO). Commonly referred as STCW 1978 as amended in 1995 and 2010, this course is internationally recognised and accepted in all countries, ports and shipping industries across the globe.
The STCW course aims to meet the mandatory requirements for seafarers to master the basic safety training and other aspects of survival techniques and instructions as prescribed under the regulations of the STCW Code. The objective is to ensure that participants in the programme grasped the essential education and training in Personal Survival Techniques meeting the requirements set out in STCW Code and have a good understanding of how to survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment.