This Personal Survival Techniques private course forms part of the mandatory basic safety training for all sea farers assigned safety or pollution prevention duties. Delegates attending this course will gain basic survival training and what safety equipment you will find on a vessel under the safety of life at sea (SOLAS) regulations. And there is practical training in the pool in from which the delegates are expected to gain practical knowledge and 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 and there is a wet drill in the afternoon so you can put into practice what you learned earlier.
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:
Part of the mandatory basic training for all seafarers, split into both theory and practical, including launching and entering a life raft, actions to be taken for self protection in emergency situations, survival at sea and deployment of safety equipment.
New recruits and prospective sea farers.
For more information on your STCW compliance requirements please visit the STCW website