This course is designed to give delegates knowledge of the construction and function of different types of survival craft, rescue boats and associated equipment. It is approved by the UK MCA.
The course is a mixture of practical and theoretical sessions followed by formal, oral and practical assessment.
The syllabus focuses on:
To attend this course, delegates must be at least 16 years of age and have undergone approved or recognised training in personal survival techniques or equivalent.
Seafarers who are required to take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat in emergency situations during and after launch.
For the issue of a certificate, delegates must be at least 18 years of age, meet the standard of competence in Section A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, successfully complete approved training as described in the MNTB guidelines, and have approved sea service of not less than six months.
Updating training to be undertaken every five years.
Held at Petrofac Training Services Quay, North Esplanade East, Aberdeen.
Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course. Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, e.g. passport, driving licence or Discharge book, proof of sea service, proof of attendance on a PST or Basic Sea Survival course.
All delegates will be asked to complete a standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.