Personal Survival Techniques (STCW)

About this course

This course deals with the actions to be taken by individuals to protect themselves in emergency situations and includes practical training in the use of life jackets and inflatable life rafts.

Exercises are carefully supervised by qualified staff and can be undertaken by non-swimmers.

The training pool used has been specially equipped with a jumping platform, emergency alarms, water spray, sound and lighting effects in order to enhance the realism of the procedures undertaken.

This course is part of the mandatory basic safety training courses, which also include: Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities and Elementary First Aid.

The course is included in our STCW Basic Safety Training Week.

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.


Course availability and booking

Date Places Fee Book
Yes Enquire
Wednesday 13 November 2019 No £2400 Enquire
Thursday 28 November 2019 Yes £240 Book
Thursday 23 January 2020 Yes £240 Book
Thursday 20 February 2020 Yes £240 Book
Thursday 19 March 2020 Yes £240 Book
Thursday 2 April 2020 Yes £240 Book
Thursday 21 May 2020 Yes £240 Book
Thursday 16 July 2020 Yes £240 Book
Thursday 30 July 2020 Yes £240 Book