Personal Survival Techniques

This 12 hour course covers the required content for Personal Survival Techniques per the STCW Code and U.S. NVIC 08-14 under Basic Training requirements. The course is generally scheduled on a Tuesday/Wednesday  timeframe, with Wednesday including practical exercises in the pool.


Topics Include: Emergency Procedures, Abandoning Ship, Survival Equipment, Liferafts and Communications. If you need the full Basic Training program or the Basic Training Refresher program, click one of the links below to simplify your registration process.

For information regarding course dates, please contact our Registration Office.

USCG Approval:
Any applicant who successfully completes your Personal Survival Techniques (NOREMI-363) course will satisfy:

  • The Personal Survival Techniques training and competency of STCW Code, as amended 2010, Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-1, and CFR 11.302(a)(1) and CFR 12.602(a)(1); AND,
  • The desired standard of competence for Tasks 1.1.A through 1.14.N of NVIC 08-14.

Applicants are not required to present completed record of assessment sheets when applying for an STCW endorsement.

PRICE: $425.00 USD