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Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (CPSC)

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

TBC

Location

Riverside Campus

Cost

£ 595

Overview

The Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats is a practical training course required by all deck ratings wishing to progress to the rank of Able Bodied Seaman.

It's also a mandatory requirement for the issue of an Officer of the Watch, or Engineer Officer of the Watch Certificate of Competency.

This course will run on the following dates.  To book a place contact us.

29.04.19 - 03.05.19
20.05.19 - 24.05.19
24.06.19 - 28.06.19
12.08.19 - 16.08.19
19.08.19 - 23.08.19

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • You'll need six months seagoing service, a valid medical certificate, and the four basic STCW 95 certificates (firefighting, first aid, PST,PSSR).

What you study

You'll study:

  • Types of lifesaving appliances commonly found on a merchant vessel.
  • Procedures for launching, recovery and operating survival craft on the water.
  • Procedures for maximizing survival of crew and passengers after abandonment from a vessel.
  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    TBC
  • Location:
    Riverside Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 595