STCW Basic Safety Training Week


Lantern Swinger
Approved by the MCA and taught to STCW standards, these four basic modules will provide basic sea survival, fire fighting, first aid and personal safety training recommended as essential training for those entering a career in the maritime world. This course is run all year, more details at

For more information and to apply for this course, visit the BFRS website here...


War Hero
OK, is this a bite? We all know what STC means (and the very valuable contribution the brave souls have made) but what does the 'W' on the end mean? Is it the entry level qual now? An aptitude test?