Updating Personal Survival Techniques (Route 1) Training

Updating Personal Survival Techniques (Route 1)

Updating Personal Survival Techniques (Route 1)

COURSE OVERVIEW

The aim of this course is to allow seafarers who have previously been assessed as competent to hold a Personal Survival Technique certificate the opportunity to demonstrate they have retained the knowledge as per STCW 78 as amended (STCW Section A-VI/1-1).

COURSE STRUCTURE

The course is structured to MNTB guidelines. Comprising theory and practical sessions where candidates are required to undertake practical drills in a Training Pool using marine lifejackets and life rafts.

COURSE CONTENT

The syllabus focuses on how to:

  • Correctly don and use an immersion suit
  • Jump from a height into the water
  • Swim while wearing a life jacket
  • Right an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket
  • Keep afloat without a life jacket
  • Board a survival craft from the water when wearing a life jacket

COURSE DURATION

½ day

PREREQUISITES

For Seafarers who have six months or more sea service prior to 1 August 1998 and were exempt from basic safety courses, Seafarers who have a Certificate of Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques and who have maintained the required standard of competence by on-board training and experience for all competences listed in the self-declaration form. Seafarers must sign the self-declaration form as a pre-requisite to the reduced hours entry route of the MCA approved updating course.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Seafarers who hold an existing Personal Survival Techniques (PST) certificate are required to complete this updating training course to maintain proficiency under the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments (STCW Section A-VI/1 and table A-VI/1-1).

CERTIFICATION

An MCA approved STCW certificate of proficiency will be issued to delegates who successfully complete the training.

REVALIDATION

Every five years.

VENUE

Held at Petrofac Training Services, Blackness Avenue, Altens, Aberdeen.

ITEMS TO BRING

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, evidence of prerequisites, towel and swimwear.

HEALTH PREREQUISITE

All delegates will be asked to complete a standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.

DATES

On request.

Course Summary

Updating Personal Survival Techniques (Route 1)

Price £135.00
Fees £0.00
Total
(Total excluding VAT)
£135