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/2 Para.1, Section A-VI/2, Para.1-6, Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 1978 as amended. On successful completion of this course, the 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 on board, 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 locating devices, communication equipment and signalling apparatus including pyrotechnics and give First Aid to survivors.
Participants for this course shall:
Be not less than 18 years at the time of commencement of the training programme
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
Have followed a Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques Course
All participants should have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCWReg. 1/9, Section A-1/9.