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Course Title: PROFICIENCY IN SURVIVAL CRAFT & RESCUE BOAT(Other Than Fast Rescue Boats)

Duration: 6 Days

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:
    Introduction
    Safety Guidance

  1. GENERAL
    • Emergency situation
    • Training, Drill & Operational Readiness
    • Action to be taken when Called to Survival Craft Station

  2. ABANDON SHIP = 96
    • Action to be taken when Required to Abandon Ship
    • Action to be taken when in the water

  3. SURVIVAL CRAFT & RESCUE BOATS
    • Life Boats
    • Life Rafts
    • Rescue Boats

  4. LAUNCHING ARRANGEMENTS
    • Boats Davits
    • Life Raft Davits
    • Rescue Boat Davits
    • FREE =96 FALL
    • Float =96 Free Arrangements
    • Marine Evacuation Systems

  5. EVACUATION & RECOVERY OF SURVIVAL CRAFT & RESCUE BOATS
    • Lunching Arrangements
    • Clearing the Ship=92s Side
    • Marshalling Liferafts & Rescuing Survivors from Sea
    • Launching Survival Craft & Rescue Boat in ROUGH Weather
    • Recovery of Survival Craft & Rescue Boat in Rough Sea

  6. ACTIONS TO TAKE WHEN CLEAR OF SHIP
    • Actions
    • Control & Command on Survivors

  7. LIFEBOAT ENGINE & ACCESSORIES
    • Starting the Engine
    • Cooling System
    • Battery Charging
    • Fire Extinguisher
    • Water Spray System
    • Self = 96 Contained air Support System

  8. RESCUE BOAT
    • Out board Engine
    • Operation

  9. HANDLING SURVIVAL CRAFT IN ROUGH WEATHER
    • Boats
    • Life Rafts
    • Beaching

  10. ACTION WHEN ONBOARD A SURVIVAL CRAFT
    • Initial Actions
    • Routines for Survival
    • Use of Equipments
    • Appointment of Food & Water
    • Action to be taken to Maximize Detectability & Location

  11. METHODS OF HELICOPTER RESCUE
    • Communication
    • Evacuation from ship & Survival Craft
    • Helicopter Pickup

  12. ACTION IN COLD WEATHER
    • Hypothermia
    • Frostbite
    • Treatments

  13. PRACTICAL DRILLS AT CTG. MARINE ACADEMY
    • Precautions
    • Launching Liferafts
    • Boarding Liferaft from water
    • Righting an Inverted Liferaft
    • Rowing a Boat
    • Rescue Operation

  14. RADIO EQUIPMENTS
    • 2 = 96 Way Radio VHF
    • EPIRB
    • SART
    • Distress Signals Signaling, Equipment & Pyrotechnics

  15. FIRST AID
    • Resuscitation techniques
    • Use of First =96 Aid Kit
    • Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency
    • Time
    • Hours
    • Lecturer

  16. EVALUATION
    • Course Summery
METHOD:

Combination of classroom lecture-presentation and discussion reinforced with case studies.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

The course is mandatory for all Deck officers prior issue of Class-3 Deck (CoC).

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A certificate of course completion shall be issued to those who shall satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements. Certificate of Proficiency is issued by the Department of Shipping on completion of an oral test.