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MT1111-2007 Syllabus - M a s s a c hus e t t s M a r i t i...

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Massachusetts Maritime Academy V ESSEL F AMILIARIZATION AND B ASIC S AFETY T RAINING C OURSE : MT1111 (C REDITS : 4) F ALL S EMESTER A CADEMIC Y EAR 2007 Lecture Instructors: CAPT. Patrick McGourthy OFFICE: Harrington Bldg. - 320A CAPT. Joseph S. Murphy, II OFFICE: Bresnahan Bldg. - 304C Laboratory Instructors CAPT Edward Bruce OFFICE: SeaLab CAPT Kurt DeCiccho OFFICE: 321A CAPT Michael Campbell OFFICE: 317A Scope This course is based on IMO Model Courses 1.19 (Personal Survival), 1.20 (Basic Fire-Fighting) and elements of 2.03 (Advanced Training in Fire-Fighting) which covers the training recommended in resolution 19 and Annex 1 of IMO Assembly resolution A.437 (XI) on training of seafarers in personal survival and fire-fighting techniques adopted by the International Conference on Training and Certification of Seafarers, 1978 as required by 46 CFR 15.1105, Familiarization and Basic Safety Training . Objective At the completion of this course, each cadet is required to complete the learning objectives set forth in the STCW-95 course for Vessel Familiarization and Basic Safety Training. Description Upon completion of this course, students will be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations, take measures appropriate to his/her own survival and to the survival of others, and use survival equipment correctly. Additionally, a student will be able to react in a correct manner in the event of an outbreak of fire, to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship, and to use fire appliances correctly. He/she will also be able to state and demonstrate that he/she has acquired knowledge and skills, which, in some instances, will enable him/her to identify and correct defects and thus prevent emergencies from occurring. MT1111 - 1
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Entry Standards This course is presented in English. Trainees must be able to read, write, speak and understand English. This course is open to any cadet and must be successfully completed before enrolling for Sea Term aboard the T.S. Enterprise. There are no prerequisite educational requirements. All trainees must be certified by a doctor to be in good health and fit in all respects for training in personal survival. Teaching Facilities and Equipment The Vessel Familiarization and Basic Safety Training (MT1111) course will be presented in the Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s academic facilities. A classroom or lecture hall equipped with a black/white board or flip chart supported by audio-visual aids when making use of audio-visual materials such as personal computer presentation software, transparencies, videos or slides will be provided for lectures. Course information and course documents will be posted electronically on the Blackboard. In addition, practical demonstrations and/or drills will be conducted at the Academy’s full equipped Sea Laboratory, swimming pool and waterfront facilities as well as aboard the Training Ship Enterprise, Training Vessel Ranger as well as motor whale boats and monomys whenever the instruction or practical exercises require access to water or use of SOLAS/U.S. Coast Guard approved survival
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  • Spring '08
  • Murphy
  • International Maritime Organization, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, Survival Skills, Basic Safety Training, Cornell Maritime Press

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