This Personal Survival Techniques private course forms part of the mandatory basic safety training. In particular, for all sea farers assigned safety or pollution prevention duties. People attending this course will gain basic survival training. Specifically, what safety equipment you will find on a vessel under the safety of life at sea (SOLAS) regulations. Participants are expected to gain practical knowledge. As well as an understanding sea survival.
During the course you will gain you the knowledge that will help you to survive if the worst happens. The course is split into two parts. The theory part is in the morning. There is a wet drill in the afternoon so you can put into practice what you have been taught.
After attending this course you will not only have the minimum level of qualification to work at sea but you will also leave practical hands on experience in:
Theory and practical part of the mandatory basic training for all seafarers. Within this course is the launching and entering a life raft. Also covering actions to be taken for self protection in emergency situations, survival at sea and deployment of safety equipment. These are key areas in this training.
New recruits and prospective sea farers.
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