Mariiner in course to upgrade his Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to Proficiency in Survival Craft

Upgrade Lifeboatman Limited (PSCL) to Lifeboatman PSC

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Tuition $550.

To register call Patrick Boyle at 206 659 7178 or email registration@seafarerswoldwide.com

Scope
This two-day course; Upgrade from Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited to Proficiency in
Survival Craft satisfies the competency requirements as outlined in NVIC 04-
14 (Ch-1) relating to the increase in scope of an endorsement from PSC Limited to PSC. The
student will complete those assessments for PSC as noted in enclosure (2) to NVIC 04-14 (CH1)

This course will also satisfy the training guidelines of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, As
Amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats
(PSC); and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstration requirements 46
CFR 12.407(b)(3) for any endorsement as Lifeboatman and PSC providing the student has a
PSC (Limited) certificate.

The objective of this course is to satisfy the training requirements for an increase in scope of an
endorsement from PSC (Limited) to PSC for student in the areas relevant to Proficiency in
Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats, and, in doing so, satisfy
company, national and international regulations, and assessment guidelines as stated in
Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended section A-VI/2.

The syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats, and fast rescue boats and Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boat

Content
This Upgrade PSC (Limited) to PSC is a 2-day course that provides students instruction in taking charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch. Students will demonstrate the ability to operate a survival craft engine, manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship and use locating devices including communication and signaling apparatuses in accordance with Section A-VI/2 of the STCW Code.

This course is both practical and theoretical, after the theoretical lessons conducted by following the practical applications of craft and their accessories. Instructors will provide the necessary theoretical and practical applications to perform and will oversee the entire progress of the exercise. Before making practical exercises, students should be familiar with specific equipment and facilities and means of rescue boats, with radio equipment and pyrotechnics used in case of emergency.

Outcomes
Students who successfully complete Upgrade PSC (Limited) to PSC course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2017, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), provided that the applicant had previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft (Limited) endorsement, and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstration requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

Entry Standard
• Must be a US citizen
• Must have a valid PSC limited certificate

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Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

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Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Tuition $675 Any applicant who has successfully completed your Upgrade Master/Mate 200 Tons Inland to Near Coastal (NORMAR-630) course and who presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements to: ⦁ Increase the Scope of a merchant mariner endorsement of …

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Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Tuition $675 Any applicant who has successfully completed your Upgrade Master/Mate 200 Tons Inland to Near Coastal (NORMAR-630) course and who presents your Certificate of Training within one year of the completion of training, will satisfy the examination requirements to: ⦁ Increase the Scope of a merchant mariner endorsement of …

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Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

Any applicant, PROVIDED they hold a Master 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal) endorsement, or has met the examination requirements for Master less than 100 Gross Registered Tons (Near Coastal), and has successfully completed your Upgrade Master 100 Tons to Master 200 Tons (Near Coastal) (NORMAR-526) course will satisfy the …

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Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

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