1711 | Personal Survival Techniques
Course Number: 1711
Course Length: 12 hours
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 18
NOTE: Swimming is a prerequisite for this class.
Please bring the following items when you report for class :
- Picture ID
- Appropriate swim wear (i.e. shorts with liner- no basketball shorts) (one piece bathing suit for women)
- Towel (not provided by MAMA)
Any applicant who successfully completes our Personal Survival Techniques (MIDATL-363) course will satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques training and competency requirements of STCW Code, as amended 2010, Section A-VI/1 and 46 CFR 11.302(a)(1) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(1) and have performed all practical demonstrations as guided by the applicable section within the Basic Training NVIC 08-14.
Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessment sheets when applying for the STCW endorsement.
A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations, take measures appropriate to own survival and to the survival of others, and use survival equipment correctly. Trainee will also acquire knowledge which in some instances will enable trainee to identify and correct defects and thereby prevent emergencies; Proper donning of a United States Coast Guard (USCG)-approved lifejacket and immersion suit; Properly jumping into the water from a height while wearing a USCG-approved lifejacket; Properly jumping into the water from a height while wearing a USCG-approved immersion suit; Swimming while wearing a USCG-approved lifejacket and righting an inverted USCG-approved liferaft; Keeping afloat in water without the aid of a lifejacket or an immersion suit; and jumping into the life raft from a height while wearing a Personal Floatation Device (PFD) and boarding a life raft without assistance.
Upcoming Course Dates:
Call (757) 703-2196 for class availability.
Class Starts at: 8:00 a.m.
Check-in Time Starts at: 7:00 a.m.
Required Course Tools:
No tools required for this course