In this course, students will learn how to launch, operate, and recover davit-launched survival craft, life rafts and rescue boats, including actions to take when abandoning a vessel. Students will also learn how to safely evacuate a vessel, handle survival craft in rough weather, and use survival equipment and rescue methods, including helicopter rescue. The course meets the requirements sets out in Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code including 2010 Manila amendments.
This course does not require approval by the Private Training Institution Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training. As such, PTIB did not review this course.
Students must be at least 16 years old.
MED Domestic Vessel Safety (MED A1 or A2) or MED STCW Basic Safety Training