Basic Sea Survival/ Personal Survival Techniques (STCW)
Approved Trainers: Kenny Downing, Nigel Row, Bob Grant, Wayne Davey, Andy Wheeler, Mickey Ringwood and Clare Leverton.
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.
Our course takes place in Newquay at the Heron Tennis Club (morning classroom session) and Waterworld Leisure Centre (afternoon pool session).
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.
(Students, please bring a change of clothes: tracksuit bottoms, t- shirt and towel for pool session)
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.
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Seafish Basic Sea Survival and an STCW Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques certificates.