STCW Personal Survival Techniques

Course Code: OE1EC11

Next available course:

Start DateLocationDuration / Fee
24/01/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
31/01/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
21/02/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
21/03/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
06/05/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
09/05/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
16/05/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
23/05/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
27/06/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
25/07/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
22/08/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire
26/09/2022Fleetwood Nautical Campus1 Day / £190Enquire

Course Overview

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:

5 years.

Medical declaration:

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).

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Career Options and Progression

Modules and Assessment

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

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of offshore training within the College are appropriately qualified to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. Our teaching staff have considerable experience of the offshore, maritime and safety industries, with knowledge relevant to the courses we offer.

Tuition Fees

Fees, Cancellation & Transfer Policy

Private delegate - tuition fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking.

All fees are strictly non-refundable except when the College cancels the course.

Company sponsored delegate

  • Companies who hold credit accounts with the College will be invoiced following delivery of the Course
  • New companies are required to pay at the time of booking for their first course; credit facilities may be available on request, following successful credit checks.

Off-Premises and Distance Contracts Only

Please refer to College Terms & Conditions.

Course Transfers

If you are unable to attend your course you may be able to transfer to another available date. All transfer requests must be received in writing by FOSC no later than 5 working days prior to the commencement date of the course. Email cancellations during the weekend period are strictly not acceptable for courses that commence on a Monday or Tuesday. Company delegates that fail to attend on the commencement date of the course and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be invoiced the full course fee. Private delegates that fail to attend and have not provided 5 working days written notice will be charged the full course fee, no course transfer date will be processed and their payment will be lost. All second transfer requests incur a £55.00 administration fee. Delegates who have made multiple transfers (3+) and fail to attend without the required prior notice in writing will be charged a relevant fee at the discretion of FOSC.

Regulation and Accreditation

Regulatory Body: Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Terms and Conditions

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