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PSC - Proficiency in Survival Craft (HOUSTM-372)

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PSC - Proficiency in Survival Craft (HOUSTM-372)


Any applicant who has successfully completed your Proficiency in Survival Craft (HOUSTM-372) course will satisfy the Lifeboatman training, practical demonstration, and written examination requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsement as Lifeboatman; AND the Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC) standards of competence required by 46 CFR 12.613; AND the Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC) standards of competence required by Section A-VI/2 and Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010, meeting the National Assessment Guidelines from NVIC 04-14 Tasks I.I.A, 1.2.A, 1.3.A, 1.3.B, 1.3.C, 1.3.D, 1.4.A, 1.4.C, 1.5.A, 1.6.A, 1.8.A, 1.9.A, 2.1.A, 3.1.A, 3.1.B, 3.2.A, 3.3.A, 3.4.A, 3.5.A, 3.5.B, 3.6.A, 3.7.A, 3.8.A, 4.1.A, 4.1.B, and 4.2.A; AND the Survival Suit and Survival Craft training requirements of 46 CFR 11.470(b)(2)(ii), 11.470(h)(2)(i), 1 l .472(a)(2)(ii), and l 1.474(a)(2)(ii).

The sea service requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b )(2) for endorsement as Lifeboatman must be met and are not part of this approval.

Target Group

Mariners and offshore personnel



Note: If an STCW endorsement is needed, a completed USCG/STCW Basic Training program is required. Delegates must be at least 18 years old and able to speak and read the English language.


Practical assessment is used for skills and a 50 question exam is taken with a minimum passing score of 70% requirement. If failed, the delegate has two more attempts at passing (different tests). If all three exams are failed, the delegate must retake the whole program over.

Course Contents

Upon completion of the course, the following topics will be covered:
> General - emergency drills and crew training
> Abandon Ship
> Survival Craft & Rescue
> Launching Arrangements
> Evacuation & Recovery of Survival & Rescue Craft
> Actions to Take With Clear of Ship
> Lifeboat Engines & Accessories
> Handling Survival Craft in Rough Weather
> Actions to Take Aboard Survival Craft
> Methods of Helicopter Rescue
> Hypothermia
> Radio Equipment
> First Aid
> Proficiency in the Use of Survival Suits
> Lifeboat Drills

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2916 N University Ave, Lafayette LA, 70507, United States of America

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