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STCW Personal Survival Techniques (Update)

£145 GBP

Course Type:
Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques
Training School:
Falmouth Training Solutions Ltd
Falmouth, Cornwall, United Kingdom
1 day

Teaches the actions to be taken by individuals to protect themselves in emergency situations. The first session is classroom based covering theoretical elements. The second session is practical training using life jackets, survival suits and inflatable life rafts in the pool.

Course Content


  • Types of emergency situations such as collision, fire, sinking;
  • Types of life-saving appliances normally carried on ships;
  • Equipment in survival craft;
  • Location of personal life-saving appliances;
  • Principles concerning survival.

Practical instruction will include

  • Donning a life jacket;
  • Donning and use an immersion suit;
  • Safely jumping from a height into the water;
  • Righting an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket;
  • Swimming while wearing a life jacket;
  • Keeping afloat;
  • Boarding a life raft from ship and water while wearing a life jacket;
  • Taking initial actions on boarding a life raft to enhance chance of survival;
  • Streaming a drogue or sea anchor;
  • Operating location devices, including radio equipment.

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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 13th December 2022
  • 20th December 2022
  • 4th January 2023
  • 10th January 2023
  • 21st February 2023
  • 1st March 2023
  • 18th April 2023
  • 25th April 2023
  • 23rd May 2023
  • 31st May 2023
  • 20th June 2023
  • 28th June 2023
  • 18th July 2023
  • 26th July 2023

Falmouth Training Solutions Ltd

Bridge House
TR11 4SN
United Kingdom

Tel: (+1) 0326211311
Email: send message

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