STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
Approved Trainer/s: Kenny Downing, Andy Wheeler, Wayne Davey, Mickey Ringwood.
This one-day course in Sea Survival forms part of the mandatory basic safety training for all seafarers.
All commercial fishermen working aboard a vessel of any size are required to have attended an MCA Approved Basic Safety Training course in Sea Survival / Personal Survival Techniques.
Course Certification and Compliance:
Our course is fully approved by Seafish and the MCA and compliant with STCW 95 Ref. A-VI/1-1
Certificates are applicable to Merchant Navy (STCW’95) and the Commercial Fishing Industry.
To improve the survival opportunities following accidental immersion in water or vessel abandonment according to the principles established in STCW convention.
By the end of the training participants will:
Understand the principles of sea survival
Understand the correct application and usage of sea survival equipment
Be able to use sea survival equipment and apply practical survival skills.
There is a short multiple choice exam at the end of the course. All trainees need to complete the exercises in the pool to gain the certificate.
(Students, please bring a change of clothes: tracksuit bottoms, t- shirt and towel for pool session)