STCW Personal Survival Techniques

STCW Personal Survival Techniques Course intends to equip people who go to sea professionally with essential basic knowledge and experience that can be applied to maximise their chances of survival in the event of an emergency.

This course is needed for all crew. The STCW 2010 Personal Survival Techniques course in in line with meeting the requirements laid down in, STCW 1978 as amended (Including STCW95 and STCW 2010) Regulation VI/1 and STCW Code Section A-VI/1 Paragraphs 2.1.1

Introduction Safety & Survival

  • Safety Guidance
  • Principles of Survival at sea
  • Definitions, survival craft and appliances
  • SOLAS Training manual
  • Safety Symbols

Emergency situations

  • Types of emergencies
  • Precautions
  • Fire Provisions
  • Foundering
  • Crew expertise and initial familiarisation
  • Muster List and emergency signals
  • Crew and emergency instructions
  • Extra equipment and survival
  • Abandon ship – complications

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STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

STCW 95 Personal safety and social responsibility courseThe STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities Training Course is a basic induction training course in safety procedures and accident prevention. The course objective is to familiarise personnel with the employment conditions and working environment on board merchant vessels.


This course is needed for all crew. The STCW 2010 Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities course in in line with meeting the requirements laid down in, STCW 1978 as amended (Including STCW95 and STCW 2010) Regulation VI/1 and STCW Code Section A-VI/1 Paragraphs 2.1.4

STCW 95 Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities Training Course

  • Course Type: Theory, some Practical
  • Required Experience: None
  • Assumed Knowledge: None
  • Course Content: STCW  Department of Transport Ireland, International Recognised.
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Assessment: Assessment is undertaken by question and answer throughout the course with group and individual discussion Teaching Methods Teaching and learning is developed through lectures, discussion and videos Course Description The course forms part of the mandatory basic safety training for all seafarers assigned safety or pollution prevention duties. Its objectives are to give basic induction training in safety procedures and accident prevention and to familiarise personnel with the employment conditions and working environment on board merchant vessels.
  • Ability After Course:
  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Cost: €150

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