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Personal Survival Techniques (STCW A-VI/1-1)

Language

English

Course format On-site
Date 2021-02-15 - 2021-02-15
Cost 300 euro (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water)

SCOPE:

The Personal Survival Techniques course has been designed to meet the requirements of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended, Table A-VI/1-1.

OBJECTIVE:

Those who successfully complete this course should achieve the essential practical skills and theoretical knowledge to react efficiently to an emergency abandonment with or without a life raft.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Life rafts types and content. Lifeboat handling; 
  • Lifejackets, survival suits use and donning;
  • Flares and other emergency beacons;
  • Hypothermia;
  • Practical: abandonment, individual and group entry;
  • Practical: righting a capsized raft;
  • Practical: rescue and survival techniques without a life raft;

Prerequisites

Medical Certificate "Fit for Duty"

Files/Documents

ISCED Categories

Safety
Maritime security
Navigation and seamanship