PISC refresher (STCW) Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat
Level 5

SUR501 PISC refresher (STCW) Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat

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  • Course code


  • Locations and dates


    24 September 2024
    5 November 2024
    26 November 2024
  • Length

    Over 2 days. Starts at 12.30pm (until 5pm) on the first day then 8.30am (until 12noon) the following day.

  • Fees

    Tuition: 718.00
    Student levy: 1.00
  • Credits


We offer a suite of refresher courses for holders of STCW Certificates of Competency and/or STCW Certificates of Proficiency.

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Whether you are a Master, Mate, Deck Officer, Marine Engineer Officer or Able Seafarer, we can provide refresher training to meet your needs.

This course is designed for students who have already completed the full STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats) course.

You will learn to be competent in the following lifesaving activities:

  • Don and use an immersion suit
  • Safely jump from a height into the water
  • Right an inverted life-raft while wearing a lifejacket
  • Swim while wearing a lifejacket
  • Keep afloat without a lifejacket
  • In addition, students will be able to manage and direct other persons on board a vessel to perform the lifesaving activities above safely.

Upon completion of this course, you will receive the following certificates.

  • Personal Survival Techniques Refresher
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher

Under the provisions of Section A-VI/2-1 and Section A-VI/1-1 of the International Convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1978, as amended.

Require additional STCW refresher courses?

We have designed the timetable for all STCW refresher courses to run concurrently, so you can book each course during the time period when you will be in Nelson to complete them.

Numbers are restricted. Book now to avoid disappointment.

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