D13.1 Certification available
RYA/MCA Small Craft Basic Sea Survival Certificate
D13.2 Minimum course duration
One day including a two hour (minimum) practical session in the pool.
assessment during course
Sea Survival Instructor
16 students to one instructor. Maximum
number of students must not exceed twice the liferaft capacity.
On successful completion of a course the RTC must issue the student with
the appropriate certificate and keep a record of the certificate at the
|SSC/E-SCC Sea Survival Pack (incorporates the certificate and Sea Survial Handbook)
|G103 RYA Boat Safety Handbook
Many of the publications and packs above are also available as eBooks. See the Recognised
Training Centre Price List for details.
Visual aids appropriate to the course should be provided along with
materials such as handbooks, videos, animations and eBooks. Instructors
should also provide their own additional training aids.
A heated pool, minimum depth 1.95m.
Liferaft, maximum 8-man.
wet weather gear. During the
pool session students must wear wet weather gear and lifejackets. RTCs must make it clear
in the booking information whether these are provided and whether a charge is made. Items provided by the RTC must be clean and suitable for the session.
D13.8 Practical session
The practical session must take place in a heated pool, not the sea.
A pool lifeguard, other than the instructor, must be present during the pool session. (Additional safety measures may be required by the pool administration).
D13.9 Centre inspection
at initial application stage and subsequently every five years.