STCW Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques (PST)

STCW Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques (PST)

Price
£100.00 ex VAT

Duration
1/2 Day

Location
Glasgow

Certifying Authority
Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Next Available

26/05/22
£100.00 exc VAT

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STCW Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques (U-PST) Course Overview

The Personal Survival Techniques Refresher / Revalidation Training aims to provide delegates with the essential training in order to maintain proficiency as required in the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments. This STCW refresher course runs for half a day and involves time in the classroom and pool facility. It’s supervised by fully qualified instructors making it suitable for non-swimmers.

Course Content:

Theoretical element:

  • Main types of maritime emergencies
  • Types of life-saving appliances
  • Survival craft
  • Equipment in survival craft
  • Location of personal life-saving appliances
  • Principles of survival during a maritime emergency

Here’s what the practical session covers:

  • How to don a lifejacket
  • How to safely jump from a height into water
  • How to right an inverted raft whilst wearing a lifejacket
  • How to swim whilst wearing a lifejacket
  • How to board a survival craft from the water whilst wearing a lifejacket
  • What initial actions you need to take when boarding survival craft
  • How to operate survival craft equipment

NOTE – This PST training course is supervised by fully qualified instruc