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Joemarine Institute Of Nautical Studies


This course is designed to provide knowledge and competence for candidates (seafarers) to launch and take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat in emergencies, in accordance with Section A-VI/2 of the STCW Convention as amended. Trainees will further gain knowledge on use of survival equipments, crew abandoning ship, GMDSS equipment and others as outlined in the course contents below. 

Course Contents

  • Introduction To Safety
  • Abandon Ship
  • Survival Crafts And Rescue Boats
  • Launching Arrangements
  • Evacuation And Recovery Of Survival Craft And Rescue Boats
  • Actions To Take When Clear Of The Ship
  • Rescue Boat Motor And Equipment
  • Handling Survival Craft And Rescue Boats In Rough Weather
  • Actions To Be Taking When A boarding A Survival Craft
  • Methods Of Helicopter Rescue
  • Hypothermia
  • Radio Equipment etc.

Entry Requirements:

    • Candidate must be above 18 years
    • Posses Valid Seafarer Medical
    • Valid Means of Identification
    • 2 Recent Photographs