Proficiency

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats)

  • 1000
  • Mediterranean Maritime Research and Training Centre

Aim of this Course

A trainee successfully completing the training will have knowledge in the following topics:

• General – Emergency situations, Training, Drills and Operational readiness of equipment.

• Abandoning ship in an emergency and the possibility of damaged survival crafts.

• Different types of Survival crafts and rescue boats.

• Different types of launching arrangements, different methods of operation, advantages and disadvantages.

• Proper use of survival craft equipment.

• Drill schedules.

• Take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch.

• Handling survival crafts and rescue boats in rough weather.

• Use locating devices including communication and signalling apparatus and pyrotechnics.

• How to survive in the survival craft.

• Rescuing other survivors and treatment of hypothermia.

• Actions to take to maximize detectability and location of survival craft.

• Methods of helicopter rescue.

• Classroom discussion of incident reports related to Survival craft equipment with special reference to accidents during drills.

Course Contents

Please click on the following link to view the detailed course content: https://www.maritimemt.edu.mt/courses/course/proficiency-in-survival-craft-rescue-boats-other-than-fast-rescue-boats-pscrb

Category Tags

  • Maritime