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Event 

Title:
Personal Survival Techniques (Formally Sea Survival)
When:
03.04.2012 - 03.04.2012 09.00 - 16.00
Where:
Carn Brea Leisure Centre - Redruth
Category:
Mandatory Basic Safety Training

Description

Seafish Approved Trainer/s: Kenny Downing, Andy Wheeler, Sean Friday and Wayne Davey

Mandatory: Yes
All commercial fishermen working aboard a vessel of any size are required to hold a Sea Survival Certificate. Since November, the course has been STCW 95 endorsed and it's correct title is now Personal Survival Techniques.

All fishermen are then required to complete an MCA approved Fire Fighting and First Aid course within 3 months of completing the Sea Survival course. New Entrants should also complete the mandatory Health and Safety Course, experienced fishermen should complete the Safety Awareness course instead.

Cost:
£120

Examination type:
Continual assessment.
All trainees need to complete the exercises in the pool to gain the certificate.

Course Aim:
To provide fishermen with the knowledge and skills required to maximise their chances of survival following a vessel abandonment.

MCA Compliance:
This course has been designed and has been approved to conform to the requirements laid down by the MCA.
All our instructors have been approved by the Seafish Industry Authority.

Course Certificate:
The Seafish Industry Authority on behalf of the MCA will issue a course certificate and Seafood Cornwall Training will issue a separate STCW 95 certificate to those who complete the course successfully.

Course Content:
Theory Session
Introduction
Survival
Cold Water Equipment
Survival Equipment
Actions at Abandonment
Rescue
Evaluation

Light Lunch

Practical Pool Session   (Students, please bring a change of clothes: tracksuit bottoms, t- shirt and towel for pool session)
Lifejackets
Liferafts
Dry Boarding
Inwater procedures
Water entry
Boarding a raft from water
Righting capsized raft
Bringing aboard an injured person
In-raft procedures
Final group exercise

Venue

Course Venue:
Carn Brea Leisure Centre   -   Website
Street:
Station Road, Pool
ZIP:
TR15 3QS
City:
Redruth
State:
Cornwall

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