This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) approved course is designed to provide maritime and offshore personnel with training in the safe launching, recovery and operation of survival craft and rescue boats other than Fast Rescue Boats.
This course utilizes classroom discussion, multimedia presentations and practical hands-on exercises to cover subjects, such as the launching of survival craft, recovery of survival craft, the operation of lifeboat engines, the operation of survival craft while underway, and the use of signaling devices.
Applicants successfully completing this 30 hour Proficiency in Survival Craft course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW code, as amended 2010, for Proficiency in Survival Craft (PSC) and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstration requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsEmergency Situations+Life-Saving Appliances+Evacuation and Survival+Methods of Communication and Signaling+Survival Craft and Davit Systems+Survival Craft Engine Maintenance+Launching and Recovery of Survival Craft
Mariners and offshore personnel.
Continuing Education & Professional Credits
Tuition must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
- course materials
- protective clothing
Does not include:
Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice. Please click on "details" above for individual class pricing.
8609 Teichman Road
Galveston, Texas 77554
The Galveston Chamber of Commerce maintains a list of local hotels.
Please click here for directions to the TEEX Galveston Facility.
Registration by phone
To register by phone contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax a (979) 845-3831.