Course Info

This STCW course aims to maintain/update the seafarer’s ability to perform personal survival techniques at sea in the event of abandonment of the ship, which is required in accordance with STCW A Chapter. VI/1-1.


The course is conducted as theoretical and practical training at VIKING Safety Academy.


The seafarer must practically demonstrate how to: • Don and use lifejacket an immersion suit • Conduct a safe jump in the water from a given height • Right a capsized life raft, while wearing a lifejacket • Swim while wearing a lifejacket • Stay afloat without wearing a lifejacket • Board a survival craft from water while wearing a lifejacket • Board a survival craft from a ship while wearing a lifejacket • Take initial actions on boarding a survival craft to improve chances of survival • Deploying the sea anchor • Use survival craft equipment • Operate location devices including radio equipment

Target group

Seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship on the business of that ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated safety or pollution-prevention duties in the operation of the ship shall, before being assigned to any shipboard duties receive appropriate approved basic training according to STCW A-VI/1-1.

Practical Info



Lavrio, Greece

Items to bring

Valid certificate for initial STCW A-VI/1-1 training and personal ID with picture (passport/driver's license). Suitable clothes to wear under survival suit.


All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course start




1 day.




Valid certificate for initial STCW A-VI/1-1 training and at least 1 year of seagoing service within the last 5 years


Certificate of Proficiency according to STCW


Revalidation to be conducted every five years.

€400.00 ex. VAT

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