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Introduction to Survival Craft

The Introduction to Survival Craft course is designed for offshore workers. It provides basic training for candidates in the launching and recovery of double fall lifeboats, take charge of a survival craft in emergency situations, basic boat-handling skills and routine pre-launch and post-use inspection and maintenance.

Course Price: $210

Course Length: 6hrs | Course Required By: Best practice

Upon successful completion of the Introduction to Survival Craft course, the trainee will be able to:
  • Operate davit to launch and recover lifeboat
  • Take charge of a lifeboat during and after launch
  • Operate a lifeboat engine
  • Command lifeboat using magnetic compass
  • Manage survivors and lifeboat after abandoning ship
  • Use locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatus and pyrotechnics
  • Stream a drogue or sea-anchor
  • Operate lifeboat equipment
This course is intended to provide introductory training for personnel to launch and take charge of a lifeboat in emergency situations. There are no particular educational requirements. All trainees must be certified by a doctor to be in good health.

Performance Task

Students shall perform all hands-on exercises.

As per company requirements.

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