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Personal Survival Techniques Update

£137 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques
Training School:
Securewest Training
Plymouth, United Kingdom
1 day


Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques STCW Reg. VI/1 (para 2.1.1).

Course Description

Under the Manila Amendments to the STCW Code, you are required to update your Personal Survival Techniques certificate. All seafarers as of the 1 January 2017 must have documentary evidence of either completing the training course or updating training within the last 5 years and the qualification must be renewed every five years thereafter. The course covers elementary Sea Survival Safety training for all crew. With both theoretical and practical exercises the course prepares candidates for all emergency situations, with practical training in a supervised pool with the use of life rafts and life jackets.

Course Content

  • Survival Equipment
  • Training and drills
  • Correct use of the lifejacket and entering the water from a height
  • Launch of a liferaft
  • Addressing a capsized liferaft
  • Wet and dry boarding of a liferaft
  • Bringing aboard an injured casualty
  • Liferaft first aid
  • Actions to aid location by rescuers

Why Securewest?

With outstanding training facilities, Securewest's Personal Sea Survival refresher course will fully prepare you for an emergency while at sea - updating your STCW certification as per The Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention (STCW 2010)

Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) approved.

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Securewest Training

Securewest International
Riverford House
43 Estover Close
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 001548856001
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