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Basic Safety Training

Chitkara University, School of Maritime Studies, conducts four modular courses at its campus. These courses are mandatory under the overall guidelines of IMO and the current requirements of STCW 2010 for anyone who wishes to undertake a seafaring career.

Course Duration

Course Duration


  • Elementary First Aid: Duration 2-1/2 days.
    Personal Survival Techniques: Duration 2-1/2 days.
  • Personal Safety and Social Responsibility: Duration 4 days.
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting: Duration 3 days.
Internship Opportunity

Internship Opportunity

As Per DGS Circular 6 of 2018, Four STCW Basic courses are now combined as a Single course “Basic STCW Safety Training Course (BST)”.

Campus Recruitment

Campus Recruitment

Assured placement assistance in top top global shipping companies



  • Any person aspiring to pursue a career at Sea.
  • Applicant should have a valid passport or CDC

Basic Safety Training - Program Overview

Basic Safety Training - Program Overview

Elementary First Aid+
Proficiency in Survival Techniques+
Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities +
Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting+

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Program Highlights

The aim of this course is to give Seafarers the essential education and training in Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid and Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities.

  • Transform Your Career

    On completion of the stipulated periods on the ship and passing Competency Examinations conducted by Directorate General of shipping, Government of India, the Junior Officer progressively climbs the hierarchy level through the ranks and eventually become eligible to be posted as Captain/Master on a Merchant Ship. The exposure in Merchant Navy Career helps a person grow in every aspect.

  • Learn The Most In Demand Skills

    Merchant Navy Career is within itself a blend of variety in a single domain. During the Journey of this career one gains adaptability, awareness and professionalism while circumnavigating the Globe. Being on board the Merchant Ship an officer learns good communication skills and gathers extreme resourcefulness and acquires a high level of discipline.

  • Study Less Work More

    The Merchant Navy being a lucrative and an adventurous work line demands great amount of hard work and dedication. A very rigorous training imparted in Merchant Navy makes the Deck Officer achieve high level of expertise in the field to work diligently over the years. Unexpected situations and emergencies provide a widespread knowledge and experience in facing and dealing them and keeps one on his toes.

You can explore career opportunities as:

    • Elementary First Aid
    • Survival Techniques
    • Safety and Social Responsibilities
    • Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting

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