TECHNIQUES INDIVIDUELLES DE SURVIE

Trainees

Seafarers part of the vessel’s personnel and in charge of specific tasks linked to safety.

Background

Be the holder of a medical certificate from the seafarers’ doctor mentioning the ability to navigate not older than 12 months.

Objective

To survive at sea after abandoning ship.

Duration

15 hours over 2 days of which 10 hours of theory and 5 hours of practice

Number of trainees

Minimum 9 / Maximum 10

References

– STCW Convention section A-VI/1 and table A-VI/1.1 of the Code
Decree dated 26 July 2013 related to the delivery of the basic safety training certificate

Programme

Theory training :

– Introduction to safety and survival
– Critical situations
– Vessel evacuation
– Individual rescue methods
– Group rescue methods
– Pyrotechnics and signalling equipment
– Survival measures on a life raft and in a life boat
– Rescue methods requiring a helicopter
– Portable radioelectric equipment

Practical training :
– Release of an inflatable life raft and use of equipment
– Righting of a capsized life raft
– Boarding of a released life raft
– Varied exercises wearing an immersion suit (alone or in a group)
– Shooting of pyrotechnics devices

Venue

CESAME in Saint-Malo

Trainers

ENSM teachers

End of course assessment

Yes

Accreditation leading to the delivery of an STCW certificate

Yes

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