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Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (CPSC)

£580 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats)
Training School:
City of Glasgow College
Glasgow, United Kingdom
5 days


This is a practical training course required by all deck ratings wishing to progress to the rank of Able Bodied Seaman. It is also a mandatory requirement for the issue of an Officer of the Watch, or Engineer Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

You'll need six months seagoing service, a valid medical certificate, and the four basic STCW 95 certificates (firefighting, first aid, PST,PSSR).

What you study

You'll study:

  • Types of lifesaving appliances commonly found on a merchant vessel.
  • Procedures for launching, recovery and operating survival craft on the water.
  • Procedures for maximizing survival of crew and passengers after abandonment from a vessel.

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City of Glasgow College

21 Thistle Street
G5 9XB
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01413755555
Email: send message

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