Sea Survival Techniques

Item number VSA310

This course will give you the opportunity to use lifejackets, immersion suits and liferafts at sea.

Full description

Full description

Learn how to launch and deploy a liferaft. Train yourself on swimming while wearing immersion suits and learn survival techniques. Practical experience will be gained through realistic emergency scenarios. Build your confidence through competence by practicing in real conditions.


The course is conducted as theoretical and mostly practical training at VIKING Safety Academy. Wet exercises taking place at sea in a controlled and safe environment.


  • Use and donning of Immersion suits and Lifejackets
  • Liferaft launching and immediate actions
  • Boarding a Liferaft from vessel & water
  • Righting an inverted Liferaft
  • Use of loose equipment
  • Casualty recovery
  • Wet exercises on self - rescue
  • Survival techniques as a team

Target group

The course is designed for Seafarers designated as Lifeboat Operators, Engineers, Marine and Technical Personnel.


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