STCW Courses

Personal Survival Techniques


Upcoming Class:

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Mode of Study: Part time(day)
Duration: 2.5 days
Time: 08:25-16:50 (including one hour lunch break)
What will you get?
Venue: Maritime Services Training Institute
Entrance Requirement:

All trainees should be (i) Hong Kong permanent residents, (ii) holder of a valid certificate of medical fitness issued by an approved medical practitioner, and (iii) registered local seafarers or anyone eligible to apply for a Seafarer's Employment Registration Book (SERB) or someone who is engaging in maritime-related work.

Tuition Fee: HK$1,970 (for non-HK registered seafarer)
HK$590 (for HK registered seafarer)
Medium of Instruction: Cantonese
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Course Overview

The aim of this Marine Department approved course is to introduce the actions to be taken by individuals to protect themselves in emergency situations and includes practical training in the use of life jackets and inflatable life rafts. This course meets the mandatory basic safety training requirement - personal survival techniques as set out in table A-VI/1-1 of the STCW Code. This is an approved course under the MATF. Successful applicants will be refunded 80% of the fees for completing pre-approved courses / examinations. For more information, please refer to MATF's website

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Important Note

All trainees must produce a valid and recognised medical fitness certificate before attending the course.