Proficiency in ship security awareness

  • Scope

This course covers the mandatory requirements for the issue of a “Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats” as specified in Regulation VI/2Para.1, Section A-VI/2, Para.1-6, Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 1978 as amended.

  • Learning Objective

On successful completion of this course, participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to be able to carry out the following duties, before, during and after abandoning the ship.

  • Maintenance of Life Saving Appliances onboard
  • Take charge of Survival Craft or Rescue Boat during and after launch
  • Operate survival craft engines
  • Manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship
  • Use communication equipment and signalling apparatus including pyrotechnics
    • Purpose

The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to perform their relevant duties on the ship in an abandon ship situation.

1.4         COURSE Duration

                Total Duration =06 hours

1.5          Entry Standards / LeArner status

Participants for this course shall:

  1. Be not less than 18 years at the time of commencement of the training programme
  2. Have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with provisions of STCW Reg. 1/9 and Section A-1/9.

iii. Have approved sea going service of not less than 12 months or have attended an approved pre-sea training course and have approved sea-going service of not less than 06 months

  1. Have fallowed Survival Craft & Rescue Boat Other Than Fast Rescue Boat Course

Participants should also sign a health declaration before commencing the practical exercise. If there is any doubt regarding a participant’s fitness for the practical exercise, such participant will be requested to undergo a medical check-up by an accepted medical practitioner and submit a clear medical report before accepting for the practical training.