PERSONAL SURVIVAL TECHNIQUES(PST-REFRESHER)
Seafarers who hold an existing personal survival techniques (PST) certificate are required to complete this updating training course to maintain proficiency under the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments (STCW Section A-VI/1 & table A-VI/1-1).
The training will take place both in the classroom and at our pool facility, where attendees are required to be fit enough to undertake the in-water practical drills, similar to those undertaken on the original PST course.
The learner is able to maintain the required standard of competence in personal survival techniques (PST).
- Correctly don and use an immersion suit.
- Jump from a height into the water.
- Swim while wearing a life jacket.
- Right an inverted life raft while wearing a life jacket.
- Keep afloat without a life jacket.
- Board a survival craft from the water when wearing a life jacket.
This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.
E-Learning and Exit Examination
Please note that all exit exams are now conducted online the DGS website and can only be attempted once the candidates have complete the requisite e-learning hours on the DGS website.
Candidates are allowed a total of three attempts only. If you do not pass on the third attempt, that particular course has to be repeated after paying the full course fees again.
Note: As per DGS instructions it is mandatory to attempt the exit exams from the institute.