Personal Survival Techniques (PST) - East Coast College

Course:STCW Personal Survival Techniques

Price (exc. VAT):

£ 195

Course Type:



Venue:  East Coast College

Dates:  25/04/2023  to  25/04/2023

Times:  09:00 to 17:00

Places Available:  6


Due to the physically demanding nature of the course, candidates must be physically fit.

Candidate must be aged 16 years or over.

Course Content

MCA approved Personal Survival Techniques training provides knowledge and practice of survival techniques and principles that can be applied to maximise the probability of survival following a marine accident.

Course content:

Actions prior to abandonment of the vessel
Basic principles of survival
Types of survival equipment provided on board ship
Training and drills
Correct use of the lifejacket and entering the water from a height
Launching of a liferaft
Righting of a capsized liferaft
Wet and dry boarding of a liferaft
Bringing aboard an injured casualty
Hypothermia and other medical factors
Liferaft first aid
Liferaft equipment
Actions to aid location by rescuers

Training is delivered through a combination of theory and practical sessions.