This course prepares crew for the launching and handling of survival craft.
A series of practical exercises using a range of open and enclosed lifeboats and inflatable rescue boats build confidence, competence and knowledge of safety procedures.
What our students say
"The amount of practical training was excellent. The fact that you can practice real life situations in all positions on all types of survival craft is excellent." December 2012
"Very good comprehensive and well run course. Good facilities and equipment and excellent staff knowledge. The two instructors' experience and teaching techniques made the course a success." December 2012
"Excellent course. Very enjoyable teaching; very helpful and informative. Thanks." November 2012
"Teaching and practical sessions was extremely marvellous; I enjoyed every bit of it. Many thanks to the instructors." November 2012
"Course was very well structured and appropriate content throughout. Experience and variety of instructor skill sets and instructional techniques was good." September 2012
"The instruction was particularly good; the instructors are enthusiastic about the subject and I was very happy with the practical instructions. I feel I now have a good understanding of the subject." September 2012
"All instructors and examiners were very knowledgeable, friendly and had good, relevant experience. Both classroom and pier head facilities were excellent. Looking forward to more courses at Warsash." July 2012
How to Book
Please contact the Admissions and Recruitment Team if you require more information about this course:
Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 4214/4295/4217/4163
Our office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30
For crew with suitable sea time experience.
Students require one of the following:
An approved Personal Survival Techniques
Basic Sea Survival
Royal Navy Survival Course
Fisherman’s Safety Training Course Certificate
Proof of at least six months' sea-going service.
A valid personal medical fitness certificate recognised by the MCA (ENG1 or equivalent).
Oral questioning and practical exercises.