Safety Training

BIM provides training in safety at sea to prepare you for emergency situations at sea.

BIM Enhanced Safety Training Course

Next course scheduled (vessels less than 15m): 

Costs: Enhanced Safety Training: €100.00 for all vessels irrespective of size.
BIM provide funding towards the cost of Personal Flotation Device(s) and Personal Locator Beacon(s) through our Fleet Safety Scheme. 
Apply for a grant

Qualification: Those who have successfully completed the training are issued with an Enhanced Safety Training Card which is renewed every five years.

Prerequisites: Applicants must have completed BIM's Basic Safety Training Course. To improve safety at sea all fishing vessel crew members are required to undergo basic safety training to comply with S.I 587 of 2001.

BIM Basic Safety Training

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The training consists of three elements:

  1. Personal Survival Techniques (STCW-95 Certificate)
  2. Elementary First Aid (STCW-95 Certificate)
  3. Fire Prevention and Safety Awareness

Duration: Three days
Cost: €150.00
Qualification: Those who have successfully completed the training are issued with a Safety Training Card

To improve safety at sea all fishing vessel crew members are required (S.I 587 of 2001) to under go basic safety training. We strongly recommend that aquaculture personnel also undertake this training.

Personal Safety and Social Responsibility STCW-95

Next course scheduled:

  • No course scheduled at the moment

Duration: One day
Cost: €150
Qualification: Certificate of Proficiency in Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (3 Day) STCW-95

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Duration: Three days
Cost: €650.00
Qualification: Marine Fire Fighting Certification issued by BIM.

Advanced Fire Fighting and Prevention (5 Day) STCW-95

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Duration: Five days
Cost: €950.00
Qualification: Marine Fire Fighting Certification issued by BIM.

Medical First Aid Aboard Ship STCW-95

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Duration: Three Days
Course cost: €225.00
Qualification: Certificate issued by BIM

First Aid Response

Next course scheduled:

  • No course scheduled at the moment

Duration: Three Days

Course cost: €200.00
Qualification: The Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Council (PHECC)

Grant Aid for PFD and PLB

BIM provide funding towards the cost of Personal Flotation Devices(s) and Personal Locator Beacon(s) through our Fleet Safety Scheme.

Apply for a grant

How to apply

Launch the Training Registration Form (pdf 466Kb) 

Save the form to your computer

Next, launch the form from your computer  (see note below)

Complete the form saving the updates as you go

Or complete the Non-EEA Students Training Application Form (pdf 425Kb) 

PLEASE NOTE: To launch the form you may need to install Adobe Acrobat Reader available at https://acrobat.adobe.com/. Should you need assistance with this please contact us.

 

Course Brochures

Read the Basic Safety Training brochure (pdf 647Kb) 

Read the Personal Survival Techniques Manual (pdf 1,033Kb)   

Contact us

For further information contact our Training Services:

National Fisheries College
Greencastle, Co. Donegal
Direct: +353 74 9381068
nfcigreencastle@bim.ie

National Fisheries College
Castletownbere, Co. Cork
Direct: +353 27 71230
nfcicastletownbere@bim.ie

Coastal Training Unit 1
Robert Walsh
Mobile +353 87 6837134
robert.walsh@bim.ie

Coastal Training Unit 2
Declan Donohoe
Mobile +353 87 2334620
declan.donohoe@bim.ie

Dublin Office
Direct: +353 1 2144 262/241
training@bim.ie