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STCW Courses in Survival Craft Proficiency and Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties in San Diego CA

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Established in 2002 and located at San Diego CA, JLS Maritime Consultants provides assistance to merchant mariners with the licensing process including merchant marine documents and U.S. Coast Guard requirements. JLS Maritime is a U.S. Coast Guard approved Drug Testing Site and the facility meets the Coast Guard requirements.

Other services include renewal, issuance and endorsements of Merchant Marine Credential (MMC). JLS Maritime Consultants also offers the highest quality of maritime courses and provide highly qualified course instructors at your convenience.


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Training Programs




STCW Training Programs

  • Lifeboat Course - Survival Craft Proficiency (4 days): The proficiency in survival craft course is designed for personnel required to perform survival craft and rescue boat operations during shipboard emergency response situations.  Any applicant who has successfully completed the Proficiency in Survival Craft course will satisfy the Survival Craft training requirements of Section A-VI2 and Table A-VI2-1 of the STCW Code and for any endorsement as Lifeboatman; AND if presented within one year of the completion of training, written and practical examination requirements for a Lifeboatman endorsement and the written “Survival Craft” examination requirements for service on vessels not equipped with lifeboats.
  • Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties (VPDSD)  (1 day): The proficiency in Vessel Personnel with Security Duties course is designed for personnel required to perform security duties while onboard the ship.  Any applicant who has successfully completed our Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties course will satisfy the training requirements and the competencies of STCW, as amended 2010 Table A-VI/6-1 and VI/6-2 for STCW endorsements for Security Awareness and Vessel Personnel With Designated Security Duties.

LAST UPDATED ON Sep 25, 2018