Lifeboatman-Proficiency In Survival Craft/With Lifeboats (STCW)

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QUALMI-372 : Proficiency In Survival Craft/With Lifeboats STCW Code 2011 Edition Approved!

COURSE LENGTH: 32 HOURS (4 DAYS)

Course Description:

This training satisfies both the STCW Code requirements and several of the Coast Guard’s regulatory training and examination requirements. When our Certificate of Training from this course is presented to the U.S. Coast Guard it satisfies the Survival Craft training requirements of Section A-VI/2 and Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, As Amended 2010, and the training requirements of 46 CFR 12.10-3(a)(6) for any endorsement as Lifeboatman, –AND– if presented WITHIN ONE YEAR of the completion of training, the written and practical examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.10-5 for a Lifeboatman endorsement and the written “Survival Craft” examination requirements for service on vessels not equipped with lifeboats (exam module 441xx or 706xx).

Who need this training? Able Seaman to satisfy PSC for STCW and for the Lifeboatman/PSC endorsement. Engineer officers renewing their license and STCW-95. For seaman who have one year service on lifeboat equipped vessels to get the Lifeboatman/PSC endorsement.

Knowledge Learning Objectives:

  • Launching & Davit Arrangements
  • Construction & Fittings of Survival Craft
  • Lifeboat Engines & Accessories
  • Survival Craft Navigation & Oar Commands
  • Personal Lifesaving Equipment
  • Watchkeeping Duties aboard a Liferaft
  • Launching Lifeboats in adverse conditions
  • Radio Equipment & Signaling Equipment
  • Helicopter Evacuation

Practical Training Objectives:

  • Steer and give proper commands under oars
  • Preparation and safe launching and recovering of survival craft.
  • Engine startup and checklist procedures
  • Boat handling drills after launching
  • Proper use of radio equipment & signaling devices
  • Proper use of sea painter in the launch & recovery of a lifeboat
  • Correct use of personal safety equipment
  • Taking control of all operations in the safe execution of all of the above

Examination: A comprehensive practical training and assessment involving all aspects of launching, operating and recovery of lifeboats is conducted during the third day of training. Successful participation in and completion of all aspects of the practical training/assessment is required to pass the course. Additionally there is one written examination 50 questions, 70% minimum passing score.

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