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MCA Personal Survival Techniques

(SCQF level 6)

Nautical Studies & Marine Engineering, Nautical and STEM

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

1st Jun 2020, 0 weeks

1st Jun 2020,

Day(s):

Monday

Time:

9:00 - 17:00

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Location

External Site

Cost

£ 140

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 2nd Sep 2019 - 2nd Sep 2019 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 9th Sep 2019 - 9th Sep 2019 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 16th Sep 2019 - 16th Sep 2019 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 23rd Sep 2019 - 23rd Sep 2019 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 25th Nov 2019 - 25th Nov 2019 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 2nd Dec 2019 - 2nd Dec 2019 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 9th Dec 2019 - 9th Dec 2019 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 16th Dec 2019 - 16th Dec 2019 0 weeks 1 day View »
Monday 9:00 - 17:00 3rd Feb 2020 - 3rd Feb 2020 0 weeks 1 day View »
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Monday 9:00 - 17:00 17th Feb 2020 - 17th Feb 2020 0 weeks 1 day View »
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  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    1st Jun 2020 , 1 day
  • Day(s):
    Monday
    Time:
    9:00 - 17:00
  • Location:
    External Site
  • Cost:
    £ 140