STCW Safety Courses

Personal Survival Techniques (Blended)

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Training is split into theory & practical, including launching and entering a life raft, actions to be taken for self-protection in emergency situations, survival at sea and deployment of safety equipment.


This course combines classroom and in-water training to teach personnel the proper actions and survival techniques to ensure safety during an emergency evacuation/ abandonment from a vessel or offshore facility.

Any applicant who successfully completes the course will satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques training and competency requirements of STCW Code, as amended 2010, Section A-Vl/1 and 46 CFR 1 l.302(a)(l) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(l) 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.

Course Topics:

  • SOLAS and LSA Code
  • Types of Emergencies on Ships
  • Personal Lifesaving Equipment: Utilization and Purpose
  • Life Saving Appliances (LSA)
  • Liferaft Operations
  • Signaling Equipment and Pyrotechnics
  • Value of Training and Drills
  • Rescue Operations and Techniques
  • Helicopter Operations
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The Benefits of ECM’s Online Courses:

  • Flexible course enrollment
  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts
  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers
  • USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion and proctored exam at an ECMTS approved site.

Upon registration, courses are conveniently accessible online for candidates to participate at their own pace and on their own schedule.