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MCA Personal Survival Techniques

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Faculty of Nautical

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

18th Dec 2017, 0 weeks

18th Dec 2017,

Day(s):

Monday

Time:

9:00 - 17:00

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Location

External Site

Cost

£ 215

Overview

The Personal Survival Techniques (PST) course is a mandatory survival course for anyone intending to work on any commercial ship, or workboat. It's a one day course with the theory elements delivered in a classroom and the practical session delivered in the water. The course provides you with the skills that enable you to cope in the event of your vessel being abandoned. Once you've booked, we'll send directions to the venue and a list of what you'll need to bring on the day.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • There are no entry requirements for this course, but it does involve some physical activities within the pool, so candidates should ensure that they are fit and well.

 

Additional selection requirements

There's no requirement to have any swimming skills, as all water activities are closely monitored by lifeguards and teaching staff.

 

What you study

You'll study:

  • The Activities Pre and Post Abandonment of Your Vessel.
  • Using the Equipment in an Approved Life Raft.
  • Use of EPIRB and SART Devices.
  • Techniques to Improve Preservation of Life Inside and Outside the Survival Craft.
  • Consideration of Water Conditions.

 

After the course

Careers

This STCW and MCA course might lead to employment in the Marine Industry.

 

Alternative Dates and Times

Days(s) Time Dates Duration Duration Course
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 18th Dec 2017 - 18th Dec 2017 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 15th Jan 2018 - 15th Jan 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 22nd Jan 2018 - 22nd Jan 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 29th Jan 2018 - 29th Jan 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 29th Jan 2018 - 29th Jan 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 12th Feb 2018 - 12th Feb 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 19th Feb 2018 - 19th Feb 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 30th Apr 2018 - 30th Apr 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 30th Apr 2018 - 30th Apr 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 4th Jun 2018 - 4th Jun 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 25th Jun 2018 - 25th Jun 2018 0 weeks 1 day View »
  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    18th Dec 2017 , 1 day
  • Day(s):
    Monday
    Time:
    9:00 - 17:00
  • Location:
    External Site
  • Cost:
    £ 215