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STCW Personal Survival Techniques

£210 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Personal Survival Techniques
Training School:
Petans Ltd
Norwich, United Kingdom
1 day

Course brief

This course is a pre-requisite for entry to the Merchant Navy and conforms to the Merchant Navy Training Board (MNTB) standard. The course also forms part of the 5 day STCW Combined course. Considerable emphasis is places on practical elements and all students are required to engage in all the structural activities to qualify for a certificate.

Course content

Delegates successfully completing the course will have gained knowledge of:

  • Types of emergency which may occur at sea
  • Actions to be taken when called to survival craft stations, emergency and pre-abandonment preparation
  • Lifeboats
  • Marine Evacuation Systems
  • Operations of location devices including the operation of distress rockets and flares
  • Actions in the event of man-overboard
  • Life-raft structure, launching methods, operation, contents and care of the vessel
  • Boarding the life-raft and righting in the event of a capsize
  • Use of life jackets, including method of correct water entry from a height
  • Individual and group survival techniques in the water, hypothermia and frostbite

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Petans Ltd

The Training Centre
Bullock Hill
NR10 3HT
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01603891255
Email: send message

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