Arctic Polar Code Survival Training

COURSE DESCRIPTION

2-day course in Kittilä, Finland on how to survive in arctic temperatures as cold as -30 °C up to 5 days after evacuation. The course meets the minimum requirements for survival training in arctic conditions after a possible ship evacuation   set by the Polar Code regulations.

Polar Code Training Overview

 

UPON COMPLETING THIS TRAINING, THE PARTICIPANT WILL

  • be familiar with proper procedures on what to do after evacuation
  • know-how to survive in arctic temperatures as cold as -30 °C up to 5 days after evacuation
  • understand and know how to manage difficult physical and mental conditions
  • be able to lead evacuation operations and also take care of passengers and crew onboard the ship

  • know what a proper survival kit contains and how to use everything in it accordingly
  • what to do straight after an evacuation
  • what is physically and mentally possible and necessary to do after an evacuation situation in degrees as cold as -30 °C
  • how to set up a camp and create shelter in arctic conditions
  • how to lead in an emergency situation in arctic temperatures as cold as -30 °C
  • how to master the right procedures in order to survive in arctic conditions and enhance the chance of survival
  • get hands-on experience with what can happen in an extreme emergency situation mentally
  • know how you would behave in an extreme emergency situation like this

  • the course is held outdoors in authentic circumstances in wintertime
  • highly experienced instructors - former SERE B level instructors who have trained troops for the Arctic
  • the course complements the comprehensive Polar Code Training portfolio by Aboa Mare

At Aboa Mare Maritime Academy and Training Center, we use the latest state-of-the-art simulator equipment and pedagogical tools to provide an enhanced maritime training experience in a simulated environment, promoting teamwork, critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making and confidence. We are specialized on simulation, ice navigation (Polar Code and azimuthing propulsion courses in ice) and IGF Code courses for LNG fueled ships. Aboa Mare’s first-rate simulators are also used for research, innovation, and development projects.

Polar Code Training Overview

COURSE DETAILS

Course code

APCST

Course title

Arctic Polar Code Survival Training

Student profile

The course is intended for Masters,deck officers and other ship personnel, DPA:s and shipping company personnel operating vessels in arctic areas.

Course language

English

Prerequisites

None

Training personnel

former SERE B level instructors who have trained troops for the Arctic

Training method

Hands-on training outdoors

Course compliance

Polar Code regulations set by IMO (chapter 12). IMO STCW Polar  Code

Equipment

Warm clothing, own Polar Gear/Aboa Mare Polar Gear

Assessment

Knowledge, competences and skills are assessed through hands-on training

Certification

Each participant that has completed the course successfully will be issued a certificate.

Duration

2 days / 48  hours

Individual course         

Yes

Price

EUR 1200,00 VAT 0%

Max/Min participants

20/8

Venue

Kittilä, Lapland, in Northern   Finland

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