This course covers the mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of a Certificate of Refresher and Updating for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats specified in Regulation VI/2 Para.1, Section A-VI/2, Para.5, Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 1978, as amended. On successful completion of this course, the participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to be able to carry out duties before, during and after abandoning the ship related to maintenance of Life Saving Appliances on board, taking charge of survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch, operating a survival craft and rescue boat engine, managing survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship, use locating devices, communication equipment and signalling apparatus including pyrotechnics, and giving First Aid to casualties.
COURSE INTAKE LIMITATIONS
Maximum 24 students per course. Practical training will be carried out at the Ernst Peter Komrowski Survival Station in Kalutara.
All training and instructions will be delivered by properly qualified lecturers who have the qualifications specified in MSN 25/2016 issued by the Director General of Merchant Shipping, Merchant Shipping Secretariat, Sri Lanka.
COURSE COMMENCEMENT DATES
3 courses per month (as per monthly schedule)
Participants for this course should :
Have followed a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats training course under STCW ’78 as amended
Have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCW Reg. 1/9, Section A-1/9.