STCW Personal Survival Techniques (Ocean Survival)
August 15-16 | Register Now
Fall Dates Coming Soon
Participants: Minimum 1
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).
*Merchant Mariner license holders must contact the US Coast Guard directly for particulars concerning their licenses upgrade or re-certification questions: Call the National Maritime Center at 1-888-427-5662 or visit online at Merchant Mariner Licensing and Documentation.