STCW Personal Survival Techniques (Basic Sea Survival)
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 casualty.
The course is physically demanding. Candidates must be physically fit and meet the standard entry requirements for entry into the Merchant Navy.
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
Actions to aid location by rescuers
Training is delivered through a combination of theory and practical sessions.
29 November 2018
13 December 2018
24 January 2019
22 March 2019
02 May 2019
14 June 2019
08 August 2019
06 September 2019
01 November 2019
12 December 2019
Company bookings can be arranged at short notice and Saturdays
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