The MED A3 is a Basic Safety Training Course for Operators and Crew which provides basic safety training for crew members of non-pleasure vessels of not more than 150 gross tonnage operating not more than 25 nautical miles from shore.
This Transport Canada approved 8 hour course has been designed to provide operators and crew members with:
a basic understanding of the hazards associated with the marine environment and the vessel they are operating,
the prevention of shipboard incidents including but not limited to capsizing, taking on water, overloading and running aground,
the knowledge necessary to raise and react to alarms, and to deal with emergencies,
an ability to provide assistance in fire and abandonment emergency situations,
the knowledge and skills which will enable all persons aboard to assist in their own survival and rescue,
the ability to recognize and operate signaling devices including pyrotechnics and electronic communication,
the knowledge for proper boat care and preventative maintenance measures to ensure the vessel is seaworthy in all marine conditions
Class dates open. We need a minimum of six students to conduct a class.
GST will be added to course fee.
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