Command The Operation Of Survival Craft – Swing Arm Davit Lifeboat Skills Maintenance
Refresh and update skills to operate a Swing Arm Davit Lifeboat during an emergency.
This course is designed for individuals who have already attained the pre-requisite skills and knowledge required for coxswains to safely operate a swing arm davit lifeboat/TEMPSC (Totally Enclosed Motor Propelled Survival Craft) to facilitate a safe evacuation or recovery of personnel.
The purpose of this course is to refresh and update individual’s skills and knowledge, ensuring a consistent level of competence and capability expected within your workplace.
The swing arm davit lifeboat is a form of evacuation commonly found on offshore vessels.
Please make sure that you check your workplace requirements and select the correct skills maintenance lifeboat training course before you book. This course does not cover the use of other forms of lifeboat launch arrangements that are available at ERGT via separate skills maintenance courses.
This course is delivered via in-classroom theory and practical drills broadly covering:
- Familiarisation of the lifeboat
- Safety attributes within the lifeboat and the use of them
- Practice pre-launch safety checks and procedures
- Boarding arrangements
- Experience the free fall into the water in a safe controlled environment
- Recover the lifeboat
ERGT Australia offers other skills maintenance Lifeboat launch arrangements. Available in Perth are Swing Arm Davit Lifeboat and Freefall Davit Lifeboat. Our Single Fall Davit Lifeboat training is currently only available at our Melbourne Training Centre.
This 1 day course is available for group bookings and individual bookings at our Perth Safety Training Centre. Please book online or call us at 1300 374 828.
The expected learning outcomes for this course are:
- Control muster
- Conduct organised deployment of TEMPSC
- Provide leadership in TEMPSC deployment of welfare of personnel
- Control hazards
- Respond to problems
Structure & Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, activities and participant discussion as well as practical components within a simulated workplace environment. Assessment is conducted via direct observations & practical exercises.
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
In order for ERGT to deliver the training and assessment in the timeframe specified for this course, trainees are required to come to the course with a specific range of skills and knowledge.
Evidence of the following prior skills and knowledge must be provided to ERGT for verification prior to the course commencement:
– PMAWHS312 Command the operation of survival craft – Swing Arm Davit
A health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years to ensure ongoing competence and capability in alignment with industry expectations.