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STCW Personal Survival Techniques Updating Training

Project Description

STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) Updating Training

Course Duration: 4 hrs

£ 100 + VAT per student

The course includes tea/coffee and complimentary lunch.

As of 1st January 2017, it will be mandatory for all persons working on ships to provide documentary proof of having undertaken certain STCW courses within the previous five years, including Personal Survival Techniques (PST) training.

For those persons who have already completed the full STCW PST previously, the Updating Training course may be used to fulfil the above requirements in lieu of repeating the full course again, subject to the entry pre-requisites below.

This course follows an MCA approved programme of studies, designed to refresh your knowledge of sea survival techniques that can be applied to maximise the probability of survival following a marine accident.

STCW Personal Survival Techniques Updating Training Learning Objectives:

The course will address the following:

  • Donning and using an immersion suit
  • Swim while wearing a life jacket
  • Boarding a survival craft from the water
  • Righting an inverted life raft
  • Jump from a height into the water
  • Keep afloat without a life jacket

Entry Requirements

To undertake the Updating Training course you must have already completed the full STCW PST. You must be able to provide the self declaration form as found Annex E(i) of the STCW code, as proof of having participated in on-board drills and training. In addition, you must provide proof of sea service within the past 5 years e.g. Testimonials or a Discharge Book.

Some aspects of this course are physically demanding. Therefore we require all students to complete a physical declaration form.


Candidates are assessed by practical demonstration.

Upon booking individuals will receive comprehensive joining instructions and details of our recommended local hotels all of which offer a preferential rate for Colossal students.
Please contact us and a member of our team will be happy to assist you further.


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