STCW Personal Survival Techniques Training Course (PST)

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STCW Personal Survival Techniques Training Course (PST)

Part of the mandatory Basic Safety Training, STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) training gives delegates the training needed to survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment.

1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Dover
  • Menzies Road
  • Whitfield
  • Dover
  • Kent
  • CT16 2FG
  • United Kingdom
  • £258.75 incl. VAT

1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Dover
  • Menzies Road
  • Whitfield
  • Dover
  • Kent
  • CT16 2FG
  • United Kingdom
  • £258.75 incl. VAT

1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Dover
  • Menzies Road
  • Whitfield
  • Dover
  • Kent
  • CT16 2FG
  • United Kingdom
  • £258.75 incl. VAT

1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

Dover
  • Menzies Road
  • Whitfield
  • Dover
  • Kent
  • CT16 2FG
  • United Kingdom
  • £258.75 incl. VAT

    1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

    Dover
    • Menzies Road
    • Whitfield
    • Dover
    • Kent
    • CT16 2FG
    • United Kingdom
    • £258.75 incl. VAT

    1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

    Dover
    • Menzies Road
    • Whitfield
    • Dover
    • Kent
    • CT16 2FG
    • United Kingdom
    • £258.75 incl. VAT

    1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

    Dover
    • Menzies Road
    • Whitfield
    • Dover
    • Kent
    • CT16 2FG
    • United Kingdom
    • £258.75 incl. VAT

    1 day, 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM

    Dover
    • Menzies Road
    • Whitfield
    • Dover
    • Kent
    • CT16 2FG
    • United Kingdom
    • £258.75 incl. VAT

    Description

    During the practical elements of the course you will have to demonstrate the following:

    • - Correctly don a lifejacket
    • - Correctly don and use an immersion suit
    • - Jump from a height into the water 
    • - Swim while wearing a life jacket
    • - Right an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket
    • - Keep afloat without a life jacket
    • - Board a survival craft from the water while wearing a life jacket unassisted

     

    Certification

    Delegates will be required to complete a short exam and practical exercises in order to be issued with an MCA approved STCW Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques certificate; Regulation VI/1, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/1, paragraph 2.1.1 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978 as amended.

    The 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention 1978 stipulate that Seafarers are required, every five years, to provide evidence of having maintained the required standards of competence to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities regarding emergency, occupational safety and survival functions. This includes Personal Survival Techniques.

     

     

    Special Requirements

    Please remember to bring the following:

    • - Swimwear to be worn with underneath t-shirt and shorts. 
    • - Towel as showers are provided.

    Prerequisites

    • - Be at least 16 years of age.
    • - During the practical element of this course you will be required to demonstrate the following: (Failure to complete the practical elements of the course will be deemed as a course failure.  Should you have any injuries that you feel may prevent you from completing the practical elements of the course, it is advisable to rebook at a later date once you are fit and well).
      • - Correctly don a lifejacket
      • - Correctly don and use an immersion suit
      • - Jump from a height into the water 
      • - Swim while wearing a life jacket
      • - Right an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket
      • - Keep afloat without a life jacket
      • - Board a survival craft from the water while wearing a life jacket unassisted

    NOTE: Due to the physically demanding nature of this course you will be required to complete a Fitness Declaration form on the day to make us aware of any medical issues, injuries or disabilities.  This form will be shared with the trainers for awareness. If you have any concerns regarding fitness please contact us to discuss further.