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STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST)

The Personal Survival Techniques course delivers a blend of theory development and practical experience training, culminating in a small examination.

27 Sep 2021
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28 Sep 2021
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12 Oct 2021
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Description

If you would like to refresh your ticket please see STCW Personal Survival Techniques Update Course.

 

The Personal Survival Techniques (PST) course is set up to form part of the mandatory Basic Safety Training for seafarers conforming with section A-VI/1 of the STCW code. This course will give seafarers the relevant knowledge, understanding and proficiency to safeguard themselves and others onboard under international regulations. Delegates will be awarded with their certificates following a short exam.  

  • How to don a life jacket 

  • How to safely jump from a height into water 

  • How to right an inverted raft whilst wearing a life jacket 

  • How to swim whilst wearing a life jacket 

  • How to board a survival craft from the water whilst wearing a life jacket 

  • What initial actions you need to take when boarding survival craft 

  • How to operate survival craft equipment 

*This course is managed by fully qualified instructors. Non-swimmers can take part in this training* 

Prerequisites

  1. Delegates must be 16 years or older to undergo the STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) training course. 
  2. Elements of the training are physically demanding, because of this you must return a medical self-declaration form before commencement of your participation on the course. Please consult your doctor if you have any questions.
  3. Photographic ID (A Government issued, photographic proof of identity on the day of the course and this should take the form of either a valid Passport or a driving license or a valid discharge book).
  4. If you are unsure of which prerequisites you may need for a course, please go to https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency to check.   

Certification

Successful delegates will be awarded with an MCA approved STCW Personal Survival Techniques certificate, following a short exam. 

Revalidation

5 years.

Special Requirements

  • Swimwear & towel

Who is this course for?

Anyone who is core crew on a merchant vessel.

Dates

Sold out

1 day, 08:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST

Paisley

  • PD points: 1
Session information

Sessions

Theory Development
08:30 BST - 12:00 BST
3 hours, 30 minutes
Paisley
    Theory DEvelopment
    08:30 BST - 12:00 BST
    3 hours, 30 minutes
    Paisley
      Practical Experience
      12:00 BST - 16:30 BST
      4 hours, 30 minutes
      Paisley
        • £140.00 excl. VAT
        Event is fullJoin waiting list

        1 day, 08:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST

        Paisley

        • PD points: 1
        Session information

        Sessions

        Theory Development
        08:30 BST - 12:00 BST
        3 hours, 30 minutes
        Paisley
          Practical Experience
          12:00 BST - 16:30 BST
          4 hours, 30 minutes
          Paisley
            • £140.00 excl. VAT
            Register1 place remaining

            1 day, 08:30 AM BST - 04:30 PM BST

            Paisley

            • PD points: 1
            Session information

            Sessions

            Theory Development
            08:30 BST - 12:00 BST
            3 hours, 30 minutes
            Paisley
              Practical Experience
              12:45 BST - 16:30 BST
              3 hours, 45 minutes
              Paisley
                • £140.00 excl. VAT

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