STCW Personal Survival Techniques

£150 GBP

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Personal Survival Techniques
Training School:
Flying Fish UK
Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
1 day


This one-day course will give all seafarers the essential education and training in personal survival. This course forms part of the STCW Basic Safety Training course, mandatory for all seafarers working on commercial vessels.

Course programme:

The course is divided into two sections: The first half of the day is classroom-based learning the theory of survival and getting to know the different types of equipment onboard. The afternoon is spent in a swimming pool where we show you how to use a life raft and techniques to help survive at sea.

What’s covered:

  • Main types of maritime emergencies
  • Survival equipment used during a maritime emergency
  • Principals of survival during such emergencies
  • How to abandon ship during an emergency
  • How to be able to survive in the water
  • How to use a survival craft during an emergency


Customers will be asked to complete a short assessment and successfully complete practical exercises to be issued with the STCW Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques certificate.


  • Safety equipment, training and certification

Entry Requirements

The Sea Survival Course is physically demanding and requires a good level of fitness. We recommend that all customers complete an ENG1 medical or equivalent medical before enrolling on this course.

You don’t have to be able to swim to complete this course

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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 26 April 2024
  • 03 May 2024
  • 10 May 2024
  • 17 May 2024
  • 24 May 2024
  • 07 June 2024
  • 14 June 2024
  • 21 June 2024
  • 28 June 2024
  • 05 July 2024
  • 12 July 2024
  • 19 July 2024
  • 26 July 2024
  • 02 August 2024
  • 09 August 2024

Flying Fish UK

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124 High Street
Isle of Wight
PO31 7AY
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01983280641
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