Personal Survival Techniques

This course will give seafarers the relevant knowledge, understanding and proficiency to safeguard themselves and others onboard under international regulations.

  • STCW
  • Block delivery
  • 1 Days
  • Start Academic Year 2021/2022

About this course

The Personal Survival Techniques (PST) course is set up to form part of the mandatory Basic Safety Training for seafarers conforming with section A-VI/1 of the STCW code. This course will give seafarers the relevant knowledge, understanding and proficiency to safeguard themselves and others onboard under international regulations. Delegates will be awarded with their certificates following a short exam.
  • 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.
*This course is managed by fully qualified instructors. Non-swimmers can take part in this training.
Personal Survival Techniques (Refresher Training)

Prerequisites

In order to apply for the STCW Basic Safety Training week delegates must submit proof of ID and a completed Delegate Registration Form.
Delegate Registration Form

FAQs

Certification

Successful delegates will be awarded with an MCA approved STCW Personal Survival Techniques certificate, following a short exam.

Revalidation

Revalidation every 5 years.

Additional Requirements

 Bring swimwear and a towel.

Fees

£165.00
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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