STCW Personal Survival Techniques
STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) is a one day sea survival course.
This training is intended to meet the requirements as set out in Regulation VI/1 of the STCW convention and STCW Code Section A-VI/1 Paragraph 220.127.116.11
Classroom theory in Personal Survival Techniques, Safety Equipment onboard, use of Personal Flotation Device (PFD) and Personal Locator Beacon (PLB), Maintenance of safety equipment, Musters and Drills, Abandon ship, life raft equipment, survival techniques onboard the raft. Role of the Emergency Services.
Practical Exercise in the Pool. Launching the raft, Boarding the raft dry/wet. Taking injured casualties onboard the raft. Procedure for righting an up turned life raft.
NFCI, Greencastle Co Donegal
NFCI Castletownbere, Co. Cork
Seafarers who require a STCW Personal Survival Techniques certificate.
National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Castletownbere, Co. Cork.
National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Greencastle, Co. Donegal.
This programme is also delivered at various locations throughout Ireland in BIM Coastal Training Units (CTUs).
Short course delivered over 1 day.
Three classroom theory sessions followed by one practical session in a sea survival pool or swimming pool.
On successful completion of this programme, the learner will receive a STCW Personal Survival Techniques Certificate, issued by BIM on behalf of Department of Transport.
Mandatory course for seafarers.
Practical & written examination.
Additional information will be provided in the joining instructions letter.