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CBR Basic Training Safety for Deckhands
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CBR Basic Training Safety for Deckhands

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The CBR basic safety training for deckhands is meant for newcomers in inland shipping industry who have not worked on a ship before. Before you can work aboard an inland vessel, you must have completed the basic safety training for deckhands. Once you have completed this training, you can apply for a seaman’s book with the deckhand function. During the course, you will learn about rescue equipment, firefighting equipment, specific working conditions, and the application of basic first aid on board an inland waterway vessel.

The course is conducted in Dutch.

  • Timetable:3 day(s)
  • Certification:CBR Deckhand
  • Validation:2 years
  • Requirements:Proficiency in the Dutch language.
    Delegate has to be 16 years or older. We recommend having an inland navigation examination beforehand, this is not compulsory.
* , excl. VAT (If applicable) and including lunch, coffee / tea and course material

More information about the CBR Basic Training Safety for Deckhands

Throughout the basic training, you will learn how to handle various tools on board your vessel and how to respond in case of injuries and firefighting. The CBR course meets the Standards for the basic safety training for deckhands set by CESNI (Decision: CESNI 2021-I-1) and the directive (EU) 2017/2397. Anyone can take the training as long as they are 16 years or older, and no prior knowledge is required to participate. Upon completion of the training, you will receive a certificate recognized by the CBR. Based on this certificate and a valid medical examination, you can apply for a seaman’s book with the EU qualification ‘Deckhand’.

FMTC Safety also offers the shortened CBR Basic Safety Training for Deckhands. Do you have your BHV and EHV? Click here for the 2-day course.

If you possess an STCW BST, click here for the 1-day course.

Course content of the CBR Basic Training Safety for Deckhands.

The following topics are covered during the training:

  • Use of rescue equipment to prevent drowning
  • Specific working conditions on board a vessel
  • Firefighting on board a vessel
  • Risks on board due to noise
  • Handling hazardous substances on board a vessel
  • Basic principles of first aid

Use the “Book” button below to go to our booking form to book the course. In case of questions, you can call us on +1 (985) 217 9284 or contact us via our contact form.

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