Personal Survival Techinques

Personal Survival Techinques

Whether taken as part of BST, BT-R, or as a standalone module this 12-hour course is designed for all seafarers. A mariner successfully completing this course will perform practical demonstration of skills in the pool with liferafts and immersion suits demonstrating competency in surviving at sea in the event of ship abandonment.

The Scuttlebutt:

Any mariner who successfully completes this Personal Survival Techniques course satisfies the Personal Survival Techniques competencies of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code, as amended and 46 CFR 11.202 (b)(1).

What to bring:

Long swim shorts (no Speedos or bikinis) and a t-shirt are required in the pool at all times. Don’t forget a towel.