This course covers the mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of a Certificate of Refresher and Updating for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats specified in Regulation VI/2 Para.1, Section A-VI/2, Para.5, Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 1978, as amended.

On successful completion of this course, the participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to be able to carry out duties before, during and after abandoning the ship related to maintenance of Life Saving Appliances on board, taking charge of survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch, operating a survival craft and rescue boat engine, managing survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship, use locating devices, communication equipment and signaling apparatus including pyrotechnics, and giving First Aid to casualties.

Entry Standards
  • Have followed a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats training course under STCW ’78 as amended.
  • Have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCW Reg. 1/9, Section A-1/9.

Dear Students,

To verify your certificates, please send an email to certificate@msti.lk.

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