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STCW Personal Survival Techniques


Next Date: Wed, 29th Nov All Dates

Course Outline

This course is held weekly, usually on Monday, and is taught in a practical and realistic manner with the opportunity to jump into cold, tidal water and to work with others to learn survival techniques.

Content & Objectives

The purpose of this training is to give you the basic, essential knowledge and experience of personal survival principles and techniques to maximise your chances of survival in the event of an emergency

The course will include

  • Types of emergency situations such as collision, fire, sinking
  • Types of life-saving appliances normally carried on ships
  • Equipment in survival craft
  • Location of personal life-saving appliances
  • Principles concerning survival

Your practical instruction will include

  • Donning a life jacket
  • Donning and use of an immersion suit
  • Safely jumping from a height into the water
  • Righting an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket
  • Swimming while wearing a life jacket
  • Keeping afloat
  • Boarding a liferaft from ship and water while wearing a life jacket
  • Taking initial actions on boarding a liferaft to enhance chance of survival
  • Streaming a drogue or sea anchor
  • Operating location devices, including radio equipment

Learning Mode

Both practical and classroom instruction is delivered at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements for this course however you should be over 18 years of age.

Accommodation

Accommodation is provided onboard the M/V Sea Trident, moored alongside Red Ensign Training in West Cowes. Offered on a full board or B&B basis,  cabins with either shared communal washroom or a shared en-suite (subject to availability). Please check availability by calling us on 01983 294088 or email.  

Costs

The price for this course is £150.00 inc VAT.

Course Enquiry Form

In order for us to be able to deal with your request as quickly and effectively as possible, please fill in as much information as you can in the form below.


Booking Info.
Duration:
1 day
Course Price:
£150.00
With Accommodation:
Not Available
Group Bookings:
Available
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Course Dates
Requirements Checklist
  • 18+ Years of Age

    You must be at-least 18 to attend this course