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Polar Code and Polar Survival Awareness - eLearning

Polar Code and Polar Survival Awareness - eLearning

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Description

This Polar Code and Polar Survival eLearning course will teach learners about how the Polar Code is designed to help you to survive in a Polar environment. Topics covered include Polar survival techniques and how to use survival equipment, how to prepare for rescue, and what hazards exist in a Polar environment.

The information in this course is based on the most up-to-date guidance as issued by the International Maritime Organization.

Description

This Polar Code and Polar Survival eLearning course will teach learners about how the Polar Code is designed to help you to survive in a Polar environment. Topics covered include Polar survival techniques and how to use survival equipment, how to prepare for rescue, and what hazards exist in a Polar environment.

The information in this course is based on the most up-to-date guidance as issued by the International Maritime Organization.

Issuing Authority

Recognized by The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Standards: International Code for Ships Operating in Polar

Issuing Authority

Recognized by The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Standards: International Code for Ships Operating in Polar

Learning Objectives

Module 1 - Introduction to Polar Operations and the Polar Code
LO1: Describe what is meant by Polar operations
LO2: Define the Polar Code and who/what it applies to
LO3: Recognise the 12 chapters contained in the Polar code
LO4: Identify the hazards and risks associated with working in Polar regions

Module 2 - How to Survive
LO5: Explain the considerations in the case of abandonment to ice
LO6: Recognise the psychology of survival and how to manage stress
LO7: Describe ice survival issues, including falling through ice
LO8: Describe how to set-up a tent on the ice
LO9: Specify the contents within PSK and GSK and the lifesaving equipment provided on the vessel
LO10: Describe issues around equipment and clothing
LO11: Describe safe toilet routines
LO12: Identify Polar wildlife and the potential risks posed
LO13: Describe the actions to take against Polar Bears
LO14: Explain how to maintain morale and how to successfully lead the team in survival situations

Module 3 - Preparing for Rescue
LO15: Describe how to prepare for rescue from the vessel
LO16: Identify the actions to take in the event of a helicopter rescue
LO17: Define the procedures for winching operations
LO18: Identify the actions to take if communications are lost
LO19: Describe how to deal with helicopter emergency situations

Module 4 - Recognising Hazards and How to Stay Safe
LO20: Explain the main general safety risks associated with extreme cold environments
LO21: Identify the PPE to be worn in Polar regions
LO22: Describe the structure of the skin and regulation of the body temperature
LO23: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment for hypothermia
LO24: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment for frostnip and frostbite
LO25: Explain the four phases of cold water immersion
LO26: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment of trench foot
LO27: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment of snow blindness
LO28: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment of ice burns
LO29: Describe how CPR may be used to assist a casualty

Learning Objectives

Module 1 - Introduction to Polar Operations and the Polar Code
LO1: Describe what is meant by Polar operations
LO2: Define the Polar Code and who/what it applies to
LO3: Recognise the 12 chapters contained in the Polar code
LO4: Identify the hazards and risks associated with working in Polar regions

Module 2 - How to Survive
LO5: Explain the considerations in the case of abandonment to ice
LO6: Recognise the psychology of survival and how to manage stress
LO7: Describe ice survival issues, including falling through ice
LO8: Describe how to set-up a tent on the ice
LO9: Specify the contents within PSK and GSK and the lifesaving equipment provided on the vessel
LO10: Describe issues around equipment and clothing
LO11: Describe safe toilet routines
LO12: Identify Polar wildlife and the potential risks posed
LO13: Describe the actions to take against Polar Bears
LO14: Explain how to maintain morale and how to successfully lead the team in survival situations

Module 3 - Preparing for Rescue
LO15: Describe how to prepare for rescue from the vessel
LO16: Identify the actions to take in the event of a helicopter rescue
LO17: Define the procedures for winching operations
LO18: Identify the actions to take if communications are lost
LO19: Describe how to deal with helicopter emergency situations

Module 4 - Recognising Hazards and How to Stay Safe
LO20: Explain the main general safety risks associated with extreme cold environments
LO21: Identify the PPE to be worn in Polar regions
LO22: Describe the structure of the skin and regulation of the body temperature
LO23: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment for hypothermia
LO24: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment for frostnip and frostbite
LO25: Explain the four phases of cold water immersion
LO26: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment of trench foot
LO27: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment of snow blindness
LO28: Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment of ice burns
LO29: Describe how CPR may be used to assist a casualty

Prerequisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Certification

  • All units must be completed.
  • End of course assessment with an 80% mark.

Certification

  • All units must be completed.
  • End of course assessment with an 80% mark.

Revalidation

None

Revalidation

None

Price

£95 excl. VAT

Price

£95 excl. VAT

Dates

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