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1 Day: Personal Survival Techniques

The course aims to give all persons going to sea the essential basic knowledge of survival equipment, survival principles and techniques that can be applied to maximize their chances of survival in the event of marine casualty. Training consists of theoretical classroom work which is then enhanced by exercises in our Environmental training tank. Assessment is by direct observation, oral questioning and simulated scenarios.

Course Content:

  1. Survival difficulties and factors
  2. Personal Protective Equipment
  3. Life rafts and equipment
  4. Action prior to abandonment
  5. In water survival techniques
  6. Helicopter rescue
  7. Vital & secondary actions in the life raft
  8. Righting and upturned life raft
  9. Use of pyrotechnics