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For more information see our guide to the new training requirements under STCW 2010.
The STCW Convention 1978 has been amended by the 2010 Manila Amendments and contains new training requirements. Between 1 July 2013 and 1 January 2017 (as appropriate), all seafarers will be required to undertake additional training in compliance with these Manila Amendments and hold the requisite certification:
New updating training course requirements are also being introduced for all STCW certificate holders to comply with STCW 2010 requirements. The following courses are subject to updated training:
Under the new regulations, updated proficiency training for the above courses has to be undertaken every five years. Seafarers revalidating their UK Certification of Competency after 1 January 2017 will be required to submit documentary evidence of having completed MCA approved updated proficiency training with the last five years. See MSN 1865 for more information.
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