Sea Survival Training $599 / Revalidation $450
Duration – 1 or 2 day Course
Public Course Location – Sydney and Brisbane
Group Booking – Training at your choice of venue Australia-wide – enquire now
On successful completion of the Sea Survival Training training programme participants will be issued with Sea Survival Certificates.
Sea Survival Course Details
This is a 1 or 2 day face to face course, from 7.30am to 5pm. Theory in the morning, then after lunch travel to pool for water activities.
12 Students per Sea Survival Training course maximum.
The syllabus delivered meets the requirements of the International Sailing Federation and the MCA/RYA as well as Australian Yacht Racing Authorities.
The Sea Survival Training Revalidation course is only for sailors who have previously completed YA’s SSSC. If your YA Certificate has expired by over 12 months you must do the full 2 day course again. You must have logged 2500nm in the last 5 years to be eligible for this one day revalidation and provide proof of sea miles.
Your instructor/s are Cape Horn veterans with extensive Southern Ocean/severe weather sailing experience.The course is run by Offshore Maritime Training Australia.
Full course details are available on the course description PDF.
Sea Survival Course Requirements
You must bring:
- Proof of Identity such as a Passport or photo ID (Drivers Licence).
- Change of clothes when undertaking water activities in pool. Students must be fully clothed in overalls or jeans, joggers & rugby style top whilst in the water. Offshore wet weather gear can also be used (including sea boots, PFD1, harness & tether).
We provide the Sea Survival Training course notes, manual and examination papers. Students are to provide a pen, note pad, lunch (shops nearby), sun protection and warm clothing.
Note: No transport will be provided to the pool site for wet training but car sharing often occurs by prior arrangement or cab share at roughly $5 per person.
A PDF1 and Safety Harness – if you can’t get your hands on these, let us know and we can arrange a set for $40.
Do not purchase PFD’s, Harnesses or Tethers Prior to Attending this Course. We are not equipment retailers. We have tested most brands of the above equipment over the last 10 years, in test conditions in water and at sea. We have on hand what we consider to be the best equipment available on the Australian market for you to appraise. We do know what not to buy and what to look for, in selecting your offshore safety gear. We have on hand equipment to suit all budgets. We do not earn commissions from equipment suppliers.
Who needs Sea Survival Training?
Initial Sea Survival Training course covers the requirements of ISAF Special Regulation 6.01 Appendix G for Category Zero, One and Two yacht races globally.
Sea Survival Course Training
- Safety planning and our “Duty of Care”
- Emergency planning
- Personal safety and survival equipment
- Search and rescue structures
- Emergency communications
- Practical use of flares
- Survival procedures
- Methods of being rescued
- Wet drills (Life raft and PFD 1 Exercises)
- Maritime medical emergencies
- Safety and survival equipment
Please bring your RYA or AYF TL4 logbook for endorsements (if you have one). RYA logbooks will be available for sale at $14.95 per copy
Sea Survival Accreditation
This Sea Survival Training course meets the requirements of YA SR 6.01.
Enrol in Sea Survival Training –
*If the Sea Survival course date you want isn’t listed here, please contact us.
Sydney Theory Session Location
Sea Scouts Hall, Harnett Park, Mosman, Sydney
(behind Mosman Rowers Club)
Sydney Water Activities in Pool Session Location
Warringah Aquatic Centre, Aquatic Drive, Frenchs Forest, Sydney
Brisbane Theory and Fire Fighting Session Location
Darling Point Sailing Squadron, Trafalgar Street, Manly, Brisbane, Queensland
Brisbane Water Activities in Pool Session Location
Sleeman Sports Complex, Old Cleveland & Tilley Rds Chandler, Queensland
Other Training Courses
Training Aid Australia provides other training courses for the Marine Industry including:
- Marine First Aid (CPR and marine first aid)
- STCW95 Sea Survival (RYA
& ISAF accredited)
- Marine Diesel Engine (general diesel engine maintenance)
- Marine Radio Licence (hf & UHF radio licence)
For more information about these courses, please feel free to contact us.