STCW Personal Survival Techniques
Level 3

PST311 STCW Personal Survival Techniques

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  • Course code


  • Locations and dates


    6 May 2024
    5 August 2024
    30 September 2024
  • Length

    2 consecutive days, 8.30am-5pm

  • Fees

    Tuition: 636.00
    Student levy: 6.00
  • Credits


stcw personal survival techniques pst survival short course

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Course Aim

This course aims to provide students with competence in personal survival techniques so that they will be able to survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment.  Successful students achieve an STCW Competence in Personal Survival Techniques Certificate, and students will be deemed to be competent in accordance with the amended provisions of Regulation VI/I (Section A-VI/1-1) of the International convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1978.

Course Content

  • Topic 1:  Life Saving and Safety Equipment
  • Topic 2:  Survival Techniques
  • Topic 3:  Emergency Accidents and Incidents
  • Topic 4:  International Distress Signals
  • Topic 5:  Drills and hazard management
  • Topic 6:  Enclosed spaces

Please note your STCW certificate may take up to two weeks to be issued to you upon successful completion of the course.

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