If you want to work on commercial shipping vessels that are over 24 metres long you will have to obtain STCW qualifications/courses before you seek employment. The specific type of courses/qualifications you’ll need will greatly depend on the position you’re applying for and the post you’ll be assigned to once you’re on-board. At the very minimum, you will need to obtain the four basic STCW courses.
CMSE Training is a leading provider of STCW approved training in Ireland and the UK. CMSE Training have successfully delivered courses to hundreds of sea-going personnel from Ireland, the UK and all over Europe. and are approved by the Irish Department of Transport to deliver this new entrant STCW Training Course Package at our facility in Cork Harbor.
CMSE Training delivers all the elements of STCW Basic Safety Training as a one week training package immediately saving yourself time and money. Alternatively you can take each of the modules individually if required. The combined course is of great benefit to both attendees and employers as it eliminates the need to travel to different venues and on different dates. Travel time, cost and overall duration is reduced substantially by combining the courses.
When you book the CMSE Week Package you get the Proficiency in Security Awareness Course included . This course is not normally included as part of basic STCW week but it is a required course that you must complete prior going to sea. This package instantly ensures you have all the necessary qualifications you need to work on board a ship within a more efficient time.
The package covers five STCW approved courses as follows: