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Personal Survival Techniques Updating (PSTU) - Blended Learning

Personal Survival Techniques Updating (PSTU) - eLearning

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Description

This Personal Survival Techniques Updating eLearning course will prepare learners to take the essential actions necessary to abandon ship in a hurry. They will learn: how to survive in the water, how to use a life raft to escape from the vessel when it is too dangerous to remain on board, and how to attract the attention of rescuers from the survival craft.

This online course uses a range of high-quality images, videos and graphics to provide accurate and detailed representations of equipment and procedures. All modules contain interactive screens and knowledge checks to engage the learner throughout, and references to real-life case studies put the material into context.

Description

This Personal Survival Techniques Updating eLearning course will prepare learners to take the essential actions necessary to abandon ship in a hurry. They will learn: how to survive in the water, how to use a life raft to escape from the vessel when it is too dangerous to remain on board, and how to attract the attention of rescuers from the survival craft.

This online course uses a range of high-quality images, videos and graphics to provide accurate and detailed representations of equipment and procedures. All modules contain interactive screens and knowledge checks to engage the learner throughout, and references to real-life case studies put the material into context.

Issuing Authority

STCW approved by The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Issuing Authority

STCW approved by The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Learning Objectives

Module 1
LO1: Explain how to survive after abandoning ship
LO2: Explain how your body loses heat
LO3: Describe how your body reacts in cold water
LO4: Describe how to protect yourself from the cold (correctly don and use an immersion suit)
LO5: Describe how to enter the water from height (jump from a height into the water)
LO6: Explain what to do when in the water (swim while wearing a life jacketing a life jacket, keep afloat without a life jacket)

Module 2
LO7: Define the features of a life raft
LO8: Describe the life raft launch procedure
LO9: Outline how a life raft maintains stability
LO10: Describe what to do after capsize (right an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket, board a survival craft from the water when wearing a life jacket)
LO11: Summarise techniques to ensure the life raft remains visible

Module 3
LO12: Identify life raft location aids
LO13: Identify survival craft signalling equipment

Module 4
LO14: Describe SOLAS flares
LO15: Describe a buoyant smoke float
LO16: Explain how and when to use flares

Learning Objectives

Module 1
LO1: Explain how to survive after abandoning ship
LO2: Explain how your body loses heat
LO3: Describe how your body reacts in cold water
LO4: Describe how to protect yourself from the cold (correctly don and use an immersion suit)
LO5: Describe how to enter the water from height (jump from a height into the water)
LO6: Explain what to do when in the water (swim while wearing a life jacketing a life jacket, keep afloat without a life jacket)

Module 2
LO7: Define the features of a life raft
LO8: Describe the life raft launch procedure
LO9: Outline how a life raft maintains stability
LO10: Describe what to do after capsize (right an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket, board a survival craft from the water when wearing a life jacket)
LO11: Summarise techniques to ensure the life raft remains visible

Module 3
LO12: Identify life raft location aids
LO13: Identify survival craft signalling equipment

Module 4
LO14: Describe SOLAS flares
LO15: Describe a buoyant smoke float
LO16: Explain how and when to use flares

Prerequisites

Personal Survival Techniques certificate, or equivalent

Prerequisites

Personal Survival Techniques certificate, or equivalent

Certification

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

Certification

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

Revalidation

Every 5 years

Revalidation

Every 5 years

Price

£95 excl. VAT

Price

£95 excl. VAT

Dates

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