PROFICIENCY IN PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES — MODEL COURSE 1.19
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The main objective of the IMO Model Course 1.19 is to meet the minimum competence standards applicable to the seafarers with respect to the shipboard safety familiarization as well as the basic training in the personal survival techniques, in accordance with the relevant sections of the STCW Convention.
The aim is to provide them with the proper guidance and necessary information to reach the KUP, standing for the knowledge, understanding and proficiency, so that the can demonstrate the due competence in the subject techniques. Those who have successfully completed all parts of the course will be considered as having sufficient skills and knowledge for performing the survival duties.
They will be expected to show the ability to don the lifejackets and immersion suits, operate the survival craft together with all equipment installed on board, and to be proficient in the usage of the location devices, such as the radio equipment. In addition, they should be able to take all necessary actions when boarding the survival craft in order to increase the chances of survival. Recommended to every single seafarer sailing on any vessel and willing to be duly prepared to any sort of situation.
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