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Directive 2012/35/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 amending Directive 2008/106/EC on the minimum level of training of seafarers (Text with EEA relevance)

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CHAPTER VIU.K. EMERGENCY, OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, SECURITY, MEDICAL CARE AND SURVIVAL FUNCTIONS

Regulation VI/1 Mandatory minimum requirements for safety familiarisation, basic training and instruction for all seafarers U.K.
1.Seafarers shall receive familiarisation and basic training or instruction in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code and shall meet the appropriate standard of competence specified therein.U.K.
2.Where basic training is not included in the qualification for the certificate to be issued, a certificate of proficiency shall be issued indicating that the holder has attended the course in basic training.U.K.
Regulation VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats and fast rescue boats U.K.
1.Every candidate for a certificate of proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats shall:U.K.
1.1.

be not less than 18 years of age;

1.2.

have approved seagoing service of not less than 12 months or have attended an approved training course and have approved seagoing service of not less than six months; and

1.3.

meet the standard of competence for certificates of proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats set out in Section A-VI/2, paragraphs 1 to 4, of the STCW Code.

2.Every candidate for a certificate of proficiency in fast rescue boats shall:U.K.
2.1.

be the holder of a certificate of proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats;

2.2.

have attended an approved training course; and

2.3.

meet the standard of competence for certificates of proficiency in fast rescue boats set out in Section A-VI/2, paragraphs 7 to 10, of the STCW Code.

Regulation VI/3 Mandatory minimum requirements for training in advanced firefighting U.K.
1.Seafarers designated to control firefighting operations shall have successfully completed advanced training in techniques for fighting fire with particular emphasis on organisation, tactics and command in accordance with the provisions of Section A-VI/3 paragraphs 1 to 4 of the STCW Code and shall meet the standard of competence specified therein.U.K.
2.Where training in advanced firefighting is not included in the qualifications for the certificate to be issued, a certificate of proficiency shall be issued indicating that the holder has attended a course of training in advanced firefighting.U.K.
Regulation VI/4 Mandatory minimum requirements relating to medical first aid and medical care U.K.
1.Seafarers designated to provide medical first aid on board ship shall meet the standard of competence in medical first aid specified in Section A-VI/4, paragraphs 1, 2 and 3, of the STCW Code.U.K.
2.Seafarers designated to take charge of medical care on board ship shall meet the standard of competence in medical care on board ships specified in Section A-VI/4, paragraphs 4, 5 and 6, of the STCW Code.U.K.
3.Where training in medical first aid or medical care is not included in the qualifications for the certificate to be issued, a certificate of proficiency shall be issued indicating that the holder has attended a course of training in medical first aid or in medical care.U.K.
Regulation VI/5 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency for ship security officers U.K.
1.Every candidate for a certificate of proficiency as ship security officer shall:U.K.
1.1.

have approved seagoing service of not less than 12 months or appropriate seagoing service and knowledge of ship operations; and

1.2.

meet the standard of competence for certification of proficiency as ship security officer, set out in Section A-VI/5, paragraphs 1 to 4, of the STCW Code.

2.Member States shall ensure that every person found qualified under the provisions of this regulation is issued with a certificate of proficiency.U.K.
Regulation VI/6 U.K.
Mandatory minimum requirements for security related training and instruction for all seafarers U.K.
1.Seafarers shall receive security-related familiarisation and security-awareness training or instruction in accordance with Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 1 to 4 of the STCW Code and shall meet the appropriate standard of competence specified therein.U.K.
2.Where security awareness is not included in the qualification for the certificate to be issued, a certificate of proficiency shall be issued indicating that the holder has attended the a course in security awareness training.U.K.
3.Every Member State shall compare the security-related training or instruction it requires of seafarers who hold or can document qualifications before the entry into force of this Directive, with those specified in Section A-VI/6, paragraph 4 of the STCW Code, and shall determine the need for requiring these seafarers to update their qualifications.U.K.
Seafarers with designated security duties U.K.
4.Seafarers with designated security duties shall meet the standard of competence specified in Section A-VI/6, paragraphs 6 to 8 of the STCW Code.U.K.
5.Where training in designated security duties is not included in the qualifications for the certificate to be issued, a certificate of proficiency shall be issued indicating that the holder has attended a course of training for designated security duties.U.K.
6.Every Member State shall compare the security training standards required of seafarers with designated security duties who hold or can document qualifications before the entry into force of this directive with those specified in Section A-VI/6, paragraph 8 of the STCW Code, and shall determine the need for requiring these seafarers to update their qualifications.U.K.

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