STCW 95 Personal Survival Techniques
Red Ensign’s Personal Survival Training is delivered in a practical and realistic manner with the opportunity to jump into cold water and work with others to learn survival techniques. It usually takes place on the Tuesday of our STCW 95 Basic Safety Training Week.
Content & Objectives
The purpose of this training is to give you the basic, essential knowledge and experience of personal survival principles and techniques to maximise your chances of survival in the event of an emergency
The course will include
Types of emergency situations such as collision, fire, sinking
Types of life-saving appliances normally carried on ships
Equipment in survival craft
Location of personal life-saving appliances
Principles concerning survival
Your practical instruction will include
Donning a life jacket
Donning and use an immersion suit
Safely jumping from a height into the water
Righting an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket
Swimming while wearing a life jacket
Boarding a liferaft from ship and water while wearing a life jacket
Taking initial actions on boarding a liferaft to enhance chance of survival
Streaming a drogue or sea anchor
Operating location devices, including radio equipment
Both practical and classroom instruction is delivered at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes.
There are no formal requirements for this course however you should be over 18 years of age.
The price for this course is £140.00 inc VAT.
If you require accommodation during the course we can help with a list of local crew houses, B&Bs and hotels to suit all budgets.
Course Duration: 1 day
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or call us on +44(0)1983 294088.