Next course dates
|Start Date||Location||Duration / Fee|
|30/01/2023||Fleetwood Nautical Campus||1 Day/ £190||Enquire|
|13/03/2023||Fleetwood Nautical Campus||1 Day/ £190||Enquire|
|24/04/2023||Fleetwood Nautical Campus||1 Day/ £190||Enquire|
|05/05/2023||Fleetwood Nautical Campus||1 Day/ £190||Enquire|
|08/05/2023||Fleetwood Nautical Campus||1 Day/ £190||Enquire|
|15/05/2023||Fleetwood Nautical Campus||1 Day/ £190||Enquire|
|19/06/2023||Fleetwood Nautical Campus||1 Day/ £190||Enquire|
|24/07/2023||Fleetwood Nautical Campus||1 Day/ £190||Enquire|
Develop personal survival techniques for working at sea with this one-day MCA approved course. Gain essential basic knowledge of survival equipment, survival principles and techniques that can be applied to maximise your chances of survival in the event of a marine incident. Training combines class-based theory with practical exercises in our Environmental Training Tank. Assessment is by direct observation, oral questioning and simulated scenarios.
Important course information:
In order to comply with STCW Maritime and Coastguard Agency regulations, all delegates attending Merchant Navy courses must provide a seaman’s discharge book, passport or driving licence when attending the centre.
Validity of certificate:
Attention is drawn to the fact that parts of the course are of a physical nature. You will be required to complete a medical declaration when you attend your course.
The Personal Survival Techniques course can be completed as part of the Basic Training for Seafarer’s course (reducing the overall price).
There are no entry requirements for this course.
The course covers the following topics:
- Survival Difficulties and Factors
- Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
- Life Rafts and Equipment
- Actions Prior to Abandonment
- In-Water Survival Techniques
- Helicopter Rescue
- Vital & Secondary Actions in the Life Raft
- Righting an Upturned Life Raft
- Use of Pyrotechnics
Teaching and Learning Methods
This course comprises an equal balance of theory and practical learning.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
There are no additional costs for this course.
You will need to bring:
- writing materials
- towel and wash kit
- photographic proof of identity, such as passport or UK driving licence (compulsory to attend the course)
All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.
Regulation and Accreditation
Accrediting Institution: N/A
Awarding Body: NONE
Terms and Conditions
Read our full terms and conditions for more information.