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Personal Survival Techniques (Basic Sea Survival)

£210 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Personal Survival Techniques
Training School:
East Coast College, Lowestoft
Location:
Lowestoft, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Duration:
1 day
Language:
English

The course delivers a basic knowledge and practice of survival techniques and principles that can be applied to maximise the probability of survival following a marine casualty.

The course is physically demanding. Candidates must be physically fit and meet the standard entry requirements for entry into the Merchant Navy.

The course will address the following:

  • Actions prior to abandonment of the vessel
  • Basic principles of survival
  • Types of survival equipment provided on board ship
  • Training and drills
  • Correct use of the lifejacket and entering the water from a height
  • Launching of a liferaft
  • Righting of a capsized liferaft
  • Wet and dry boarding of a liferaft
  • Bringing aboard an injured casualty
  • Hypothermia and other medical factors
  • Liferaft first aid
  • Liferaft equipment
  • Actions to aid location by rescuers

Training is delivered through a combination of theory and practical sessions.

Entry Requirements

Delegates must physically fit to participate in this course


School Website

East Coast College, Lowestoft

St Peters Street
Lowestoft
Suffolk
NR32 2NB
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01502525025
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