STCW Personal Survival Techniques (Ocean Survival)
This course is intended for individuals who have never completed Personal Survival Techniques in the past. This course is conducted in both the classroom and pool. Course covers the following: emergency situations, evacuation, survival craft, personal life saving equipment, and survival at sea. There is a written exam for theory and practical assessments are assessed at the Academy’s indoor pool by the instructor.
*Please note, after January 1, 2017 this course (along with Fire Fighting) are only valid for 5 years. For those who attended these courses in the past, will have to take a Basic Training Refresher or Revalidation course for their 5-year renewals upon expiration in 2016 and after.
Applicants who successfully complete our Personal Survival Techniques course will satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques training competency requirements of STCW Code Section A- VI/1 and 46 CFR 11.302(a)(1) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(1).