Personal Survival Techniques (Refresher Training)

The STCW Personal Survival Techniques Refresher Training is set up to offer prospective delegates with the necessary training to maintain proficiency as required in the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments.

  • STCW
  • Block delivery
  • 0.5 Days
  • Start TBD

About this course

The STCW Personal Survival Techniques Refresher Training is set up to offer prospective delegates with the necessary training to maintain proficiency as required in the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments. The half a day course is comprised by a blend of theory development and practical experience. Non-swimmers are permitted on this course and will always be supervised by fully qualified instructors.
Theory Development:
  • Main types of maritime emergencies;
  • Types of life-saving appliances;
  • Survival craft;
  • Equipment in survival craft;
  • Location of personal life-saving appliances;
  • Principles of survival during a maritime emergency.
Practical Experience:
  • How to don a life jacket;
  • How to safely jump from a height into water;
  • How to right an inverted raft whilst wearing a life jacket;
  • How to swim whilst wearing a life jacket;
  • How to board a survival craft from the water whilst wearing a life jacket;
  • What initial actions you need to take when boarding survival craft;
  • How to operate survival craft equipment.

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Certification

Successful candidates will receive an MCA approved STCW Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques award, after a short exam.

Revalidation

Revalidation every 5 years.

Dates

We do not currently have availability for this course. Please check back at a later date for further information, or contact our team via the enquire section.

Fees

£170.00
This fee includes registration and tuition fees as well as lunch at the University.
The University cannot guarantee places on this course which may be limited due to class size and in order to ensure quality of teaching. The course will be delivered subject to minimum numbers being met.

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