A trainee successfully completing this course will be able to react in a correct manner during emergency situations, take measures appropriate to his/her own survival and to the survival of others, and use survival equipment correctly. You will also acquire knowledge which in some instances will enable you to identify and correct defects and thereby prevent emergencies, such as; proper donning of a United States Coast Guard (USCG)-approved lifejacket and immersion suit; properly jumping into the water from a height while wearing a USCG-approved lifejacket; properly jumping into the water from a height while wearing a USCG-approved immersion suit; swimming while wearing a USCG-approved lifejacket and righting an inverted USCG-approved life raft; keeping afloat in water without the aid of a lifejacket or an immersion suit; jumping into the life raft from a height while wearing a PFD and boarding a life raft without assistance. Successful completion of this 12-hour Personal Survival Techniques course will satisfy the Personal Survival Techniques training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code and 46 CFR 10.205(l)(1).
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