Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques
Have you completed all of your STCW Personal Survival Training in the last 5 Years?
Occupli Training have introduced the following updated proficiency course and have also made it possible for you to attend this mandatory STCW Update Proficiency module in only half a day.
If you have valid STCW training certifications or have kept your training up to date on board ship and can to sign a self-declaration form then this package is for you.
Occupli Training is a leading provider of STCW Marine training. We have a state of the art training facility located in Ringaskiddy in Cork Harbour. Our centre is near to Cork Airport and Ringaskiddy port for ease of access by our international and local clients.
All our instructors have marine experience over many years. Occupli Training is approved by the Irish Department of Transport and Marine to deliver this STCW Updated Proficiency Training at our facility in Cork. Occupli Training also provide other STCW approved courses. Occupli Training have successfully delivered courses to hundreds of sea-going personnel from Ireland, the UK and all over Europe.
This training course is intended to meet this requirement of the STCW 78, as amended, regulation VI/1, and STCW code section A-VI/I-1 paragraph 2, and in accordance MNTB Survival Course Criteria, June 2013 for Personal Survival Techniques Updating Training and is approved by the Irish Department of Transport, Marine Survey Office.
When you attend this course you will receive both the theoretical awareness and the practical experience to update your proficiency for sea survival in the event of abandonment of ship. Hands-On exercises will include the use of life jackets, life rafts and other survival equipment. You will also participate in a wet drill in the pool, where you get the chance to put theory into practice. You will experience the difficulties and practice the techniques used with life raft, lifejackets and other rescue devices to help you survive. You will also cover the principles of raft management, drowning and near drowning, hypothermia and communication.
This course is designed for sea farers who already hold a STCW recognised certificate in Personal Survival Techniques but are now required under the STCW 2010 to undertake updated proficiency training every five years.
After completing this course you will be able to:
- Correctly don and use a survival suit.
- Jump from height into water.
- Float without a lifejacket.
- Swim wearing a life jacket.
- Right and board an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket.
In order to complete a Updated Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques course you must have completed STCW recognised Personal Survival Techniques Course and either produce a copy of the valid certificate: or a valid self-declaration form confirming your on board training requirements have been met.Bring your own swimwear. Lifejackets can be supplied but we encourage you to bring your own so that you can become familiar with your own equipment. Completion of a “Self-Declaration of Fitness” is required on the day by all participants.
An up to date ENG 11 Medical Certificate, a valid Seafarer’s Medical Certificate issued by any administration of an EU member state or a Doctor’s note stating you are considered medically fit to participate in all aspects of the course will be required.
To avoid delays copies of required certifications can be submitted in advance of training dates online from our website when booking your course.
STCW Update Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques issued under the authority of the Department of Transport and Marine.
Why use Occupli for your STCW Training
- Occupli Training is a leading provider of STCW marine training for over 10 years.
- Our success is based on the quality of our trainers and of our training facilities.
- Occupli Training is approved by the Irish Department of Transport and Marine to deliver STCW Training
- Our centre is near to Cork Airport and Ringaskiddy port in Cork harbour for ease of access by both our international and local clients.
- All our instructors have marine experience over many years.