Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques

The training in Personal Survival Techniques is to enable the participant with the standards required as per STCW.

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The objective of the training in Personal Survival Techniques is to enable the participant with the standard required as per Section A VI/ 1-1 of the Code STCW 1978 as amended. At the end of the course, the participant should be able to demonstrate the ability to:

  • Don a lifejacket
  • Don and use an immersion suit
  • Safely jump from a height into the water
  • Right an inverted liferaft while wearing a lifejacket
  • Swim while wearing a lifejacket
  • Keep afloat without a lifejacket
  • Board a survival craft from ship and water while wearing a lifejacket
  • Take initial actions on boarding survival craft to enhance the chance of survival
  • Stream a drogue or sea-anchor
  • Operate survival craft equipment
  • Operate location devices, including radio equipment

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