If you are employed or engaged in any capacity onboard a ship with designated safety or pollution-prevention duties, before being assigned to any shipboard tasks you will be required to successfully complete elements of MCA approved basic training, one of the four elements of basic training is Personal Survival Techniques as stated within the STCW Code.
For the issue of a Certificate of Proficiency in Personal Survival Techniques you must:
- Be at least 16 years of age
- Successfully complete MCA-approved training in Personal Survival Techniques, meeting the standard of competence specified in Section A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code.
Note: In exceptional circumstances where a learner is physically able and fit, they may be able to complete the training course prior to their 16th birthday.
If you are serving onboard ship and are qualified in any of the following, you must, as of the 1st of January 2017, have documentary evidence of either having completed the training course or updated your training within the last 5 years.
Please contact C Force Marine with any questions or further information you may need or for larger bookings.
You'll receive confirmation of your booking within 24 hours of signing up for the course through email.
If you do not receive the email, please check your spam box as sometimes confirmation emails end up there or contact us to verify if required.