Sea Survival Training


This course is designed for personnel who will be working in the wind industry or related fields and will have their duties in a wind turbine environment, usually in physical contact with a wind turbine or an offshore wind structure.


This training shall by theoretical and practical training give the participants the basic knowledge and skills to act safely and take the correct preventive actions in all aspects of offshore operations from shore to installation vessel or WTG and vice versa, both during normal operation and in an emergency in an offshore wind energy environment.


    1. Introduction
      • Safety instructions and emergency procedures
      • Facilities
      • Instructor & delegate presentation
      • Aim & objectives and agenda
      • Motivation
      • Ongoing assessment
    1. Legislation
      • Global legislation
      • National legislation
    1. Exposure, Cold Shock, Hypothermia and Drowning
      • Exposure
      • Cold Shock
      • Hypothermia
      • Drowning
    1. Life Saving Appliances and PPE o Personal LSA and PPE o Collective LSA
    2. SAR and GMDSS
      • SAR
      • GMDSS and transponders
      • Actions to enhance detection
    1. Practical Sea Survival
      • Correct donning and use of LSA and PPE
      • Risks related to evacuation and release into water
      • Single and double emergency descent
      • Correct usage of life raft
      • Helicopter rescue from water
      • Summary by exercise
    1. Safe transfer
      • Safety introduction on board transfer vessel
      • Hazards related to different types of transfers
      • Safe handling of equipment and storage
    1. Installations, vessels and WTGS
      • Safety on board
      • Contingency plans
    1. Transfer Practical
      • Safe transfer between dock and vessel
      • Safe transfer between vessel and WTG
      • MOB procedures and equipment on installation, vessel or WTG
    1. Evaluation
      • Reflection session
      • Formative evaluation


VALIDITY : 2 years

Certificate to be issued by PVD Training


All delegates must be medically fit and will be required to complete a medical declaration during the course induction. If you are in any doubt visit a Doctor prior to enrolment on the course.