This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved course provides personal survival training to seafarers.
It encompasses sea survival and self-rescue and is intended to teach you the proper actions and survival techniques to ensure safety in the event of an emergency evacuation/abandonment from a vessel. The course utilizes classroom discussion and practical in-water exercises. Proper use, location, and inspection of survival equipment is covered with applicable demonstrations.
Successful completion of this course will satisfy the requirements of 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 10.205(l)(1) and the requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-1 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) code. This course is one of the four components required for STCW Basic Safety Training.
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.
TopicsAbandoning ship +Actions while aboard the survival craft +Emergency readiness +Emergency situations +In-water actions +Life-saving appliances and equipment +Main dangers to survivors +Personal protective clothing and equipment +Survival craft equipment +Survival craft stations +Value of training and drills
Maritime and offshore petroleum industry personnel.
Fees 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.
Courses are conducted in Building #71
Brayton Fire Training Field
1595 Nuclear Science Road
College Station, Texas
The Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local hotels.
Registration by phone
To register by phone contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax at (979) 845-3831.