STCW Prof in Survival Craft

STCW Prof in Survival Craft

MARI 0183

This course is another requirement for seafarers under the STCW (Standards of Training, Certification of Watchkeepers) convention of the International Maritime Organization. In the event that an emergency at sea requires a seafarer to abandon ship, this course prepares a student for the proficient use of lifeboats and life rafts. Further topics included in this course will discuss rescue by helicopter and the use of signalling apparatus. Prerequisites: Minimum 16 years of age, Marine Medical Fitness Report

Credits

0

Course Hours

30.5

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Participants taking this course must be physically fit. A valid marine medical (pilot or diver's medicals are also accepted) or medical fitness report is mandatory and must be submitted prior to the start of the course. Download the medical report form. Trainees arriving without a valid medical will be refused entry and will be charged the full course fee.

Training in the use of lifeboats and life rafts requires participants to engage in moderately strenuous physical activity. Training activities include righting an inverted life raft, treading water and swimming in water up to 10 feet in depth.

Please note: You will receive a confirmation email approximately one week prior to the course starting.  This will indicate course start time, room number, and other important information about the course.

Clothing to bring to Marine Emergency Duties (MED) training:

  • swimsuit or shorts and a towel for pool exercises
  • outside winter clothing for lifeboat exercises (hat, gloves, etc.)
  • clothing suitable for dirty environments – coveralls/workclothes and gloves
  • heavy socks
  • steel-toed boots

Georgian College provides all standard sizes of immersion suits; candidates with special needs are required to bring their own immersion suits.

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