H & B Young
 Marine & Petroleum Safety Training Center



The STCW BT requirements are contained in Reg. VI/1 of the STCW code. BST is required for those persons serving in a position that must be filled as part of the required crew complement or assigned a responsibility on the muster list. This training is comprised of four elements: personal survival techniques, fire prevention and fire fighting, elementary first aid, and personal safety and social responsibilities.


Personal Survival Techniques (12 Hours)

Any applicant who has successfully completed Personal Survival Techniques course will satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques training requirements of STCW Code, as amended 2010, Section A-VI/1 and 46 CFR 11.302(a)(1) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(1)

The following practical assessment performed during this course has been determined to be equivalent of National Assessment Guidelines Tasks, as documented in NVIC 08-14 Guidelines for Qualification in Basic Training NVIC 08-14: 1.1.A; 1.2.A; 1.3.A; 1.3.B; 1.3.C; 1.4.A; 1.5.A; 1.6.A; 1.7.A; 1.8.A; 1.9.A; 1.10.A; 1.11.A; 1.12.A; 1.12.B; 1.13.A; 1.14.A; 1.14.B; 1.14.C; 1.14.D; 1.14.E; 1.14.F; 1.14.G; 1.14.H; 1.14.I; 1.14.J; 1.14.K; 1.14.L; 1.14.M; 1.14.N.


Items needed for Pool Practical:

  • Swimming trunks (coveralls will be issued to you),

  • Shoes to swim in (diving booties or tennis shoes),

  • Towel, and

  • Bag for wet clothing

Basic Fire Fighting (16 Hours)

Any applicant successfully completing the Basic Fire Fighting course will satisfy:

1) Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per STCW Code Section A-VI/1;

2) Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(2) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(2);

3) Basic Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.201(h)(2) [Basic only] and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(3); and 4) The firefighting requirements for a national tankerman endorsement in 46 CFR 13.201 (c)(3), 13.301 (c)(3); 13.401(d) and 13.501(c)(3); AND 5) Have performed all practical demonstration requirements as guided by the Basic Training NVIC 08-14. Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessments sheets when applying for STCW endorsement.


Items needed for Fire Field Practical: (optional)

  • Sun screen and

  • Hat

Elementary First Aid / CPR (8 Hours)

Any applicant who has successfully completed our First Aid & CPR course AND if presented within one year of the date of training, will satisfy the following requirements: Elementary First Aid per STCW Code Table A-VI/1-3; Elementary First Aid per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(3) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(3); and The First aid and CPR training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(i)(1).

 Personal Safety and Social Responsibility (PSSR) (4 Hours)

Any applicant who has successfully completed our Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities course will satisfy the Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities competency and training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-4 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, and 46 CFR 11.302(a)(4) and 12.602(a)(4) and the following TASKs from the Guidelines for Qualifiction in Basic Training NVIC 08-14: 5.1.A; 5.2.A; 5.2.B; 5.3.A;5.3.B; 5.4.A; 5.5.A; 5.6.A; 5.6.B; 5.6.C; 6.1.A; 6.2.A; 6.2.B; 7.1.A; 7.1.B; 7.2.A; 7.2.B; 7.3.A; 7.4.A; 7.5.A; 7.5.B; 8.1.AL; 8.1B; 8.2.A; 8.3.A; 8.3.B; and 9.1.A.



Campus Locations

Marine Safety Center

3225 Youngs Road
Morgan City, La. 70380
Phone: (985) 380-2957
             (985) 380-2457


Young Memorial Campus
900 Youngs Road
Morgan City, La 70380
Phone: (985) 380-2957

Campus Dean
Anthony Baham

Assistant Dean
Captain Carl Moore