Prerequisites:

Seafarers who have six months or more sea service prior to 1 August 1998 and were exempt from basic safety courses;

Seafarers who have a certificate of proficiency in personal survival techniques and who have maintained the required standard of competence by onboard training and experience for all competences listed in the self declaration form. NB – certificates of proficiency issued under the authority of other administrations will be acceptable.

Certificate validity: 5 years as per the STCW 2010 Manilla Amanedments

Certification: Certificate of Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques

Duration: 1 Day (0900hrs – 1700hrs)

Cost: £168.00inc vat (Please note all prices include vat @20%)

Location: South West Maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA

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Who is required to complete the updated proficiency in personal survival techniques?

Section A-VI/1 of STCW (paragraph 3) states that ‘Seafarers qualified in accordance with paragraph 2 in basic training shall be required, every five years, to provide evidence of having maintained the required standard of competence, to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities listed in column 1 of table A VI/1-1.’

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Course Content

  • Outcome

    The learner is able to maintain the required standard of competence in personal survival techniques (PST).

    Learning objectives

    1. Correctly don and use an immersion suit.
    2. Jump from a height into the water*.
    3. Swim while wearing a life jacket.
    4. Right an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket.
    5. Keep afloat without a life jacket.
    6. Board a survival craft from the water when wearing a life jacket.

Contact us

Please contact us if you require any further information about this course or wish to book on behalf of a company:

Telephone: 01454 260130
Email: info@southwestmaritimeacademy.com

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday  – Friday: 08.30 – 17.00

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with course joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment will be received by email.

There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget. For a list of local accommodation please click here.

Additional information

Course Dates:

30th April 2019, 21st May 2019, 18th June 2019, 09th July 2019, 30th July 2019, 20th August 2019, 10th September 2019, 01st October 2019, 29th October 2019, 26th November 2019, 17th December 2019, 28th January 2020, 25th February 2020

5 reviews for Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques

  1. Arrian Gregg


    The course was very well presented. The instructor was very knowledgeable on the subject. I liked the mixture of teaching an interaction with the class.

  2. Kristina Pill


    Thoroughly enjoyed the whole day and feel like I’ve learnt a lot of new information as well as refreshing skills from other training including First Aid etc.

  3. Alexander Lewis


    Course was very thorough perfect for people who have never done this course before and for refresher training.

  4. Eddie Holden


    Pitched at the right level, Relevant to the work I do. Staff and facilities are first class!

  5. James Thomas


    Excellent courses. Instructors were very good. Really good facilities. Would highly recommend.

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This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.