Personal Survival Techniques

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General information

The Personal Survival Techniques course has been designed to meet the requirements of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended, Table A-VI/1-1.

Course content:

  • Life rafts types and content. Lifeboat handling;
  • Lifejackets, survival suits use and donning;
  • Flares and other emergency beacons;
  • Hypothermia;
  • Practical: abandonment, individual and group entry;
  • Practical: righting a capsized raft;
  • Practical: rescue and survival techniques without a life raft;
Objective:

Those who succesfully complete this course should achieve the essential practical skills and theoretical knowledge to react efficiently to an emergengy abandonment with or without a life raft.

Contact Person: Bie Van Deun / Mathias Smidt (training@hzs.be)

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1022 - Safety

Venue

Venue: Antwerp Maritime Academia
Antwerp, Belgium

Application


Cost:
<p>380 EUR (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water)</p>

Prerequisites:

Medical Certificate "Fit for Duty"

Qualification

Academic level: Lifelong Learning
Occupations (not validated):

The Personal Survival Techniques course has been designed to meet the requirements of the STCW Convention 1978, as amended, Table A-VI/1-1.

Course content:

  • Life rafts types and content. Lifeboat handling;
  • Lifejackets, survival suits use and donning;
  • Flares and other emergency beacons;
  • Hypothermia;
  • Practical: abandonment, individual and group entry;
  • Practical: righting a capsized raft;
  • Practical: rescue and survival techniques without a life raft;
Attendance mode: 
Campus
Cost: 
<p>380 EUR (including course material, certificate, lunch, coffee and water)</p>
Duration: 
1 day
Start/End: 
Monday, December 10, 2018 - 01:00
Language of assessment: 
English
Language of instruction: 
English
Objective: 

Those who succesfully complete this course should achieve the essential practical skills and theoretical knowledge to react efficiently to an emergengy abandonment with or without a life raft.

Prerequisite: 

Medical Certificate "Fit for Duty"

Study mode: 
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