Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
- Course Type:
- Personal Survival Techniques
- Training School:
- Glasgow Maritime Academy LLP
- Glasgow, United Kingdom
- 1 day
Glasgow Martime Academy delivers the personal survival technique course every week.
Course Duration: 1 day
Course dates: Every Thursday
There is no minimum requirement to attend but it is advisable that you possess an understanding of ships operations but this is not mandatory.
This training is intended to meet the requirements set out in Table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code and unit A11 of the marine national occupational standards.
The greatest and most immediate threat to life in the event of abandoning ship is cold exposure. Precautions to protect against it, together with knowledge of survival equipment and its use, is the main message of this training. Other problems that a survivor will encounter are covered so as to ensure the highest possible chances of survival.
The objective of the training is to give all persons intending to go to sea the essential basic knowledge and experience of personal survival principles and techniques that can be applied to maximise their chances of survival in the event of a marine casualty
The course is plit up into 3 parts:
- instruction on basic principles and procedures
- ‘dry’ demonstration of raft and equipment
- practical wet liferaft drill