Assessment PS-2

Don and use an immersion suit

Assessed in LB-0203 4/C STCW Immersion Suit Practical

Assessment is conducted during MT-1111 lab.


In a swimming pool or suitable protected waters.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:
  1. Don an immersion suit.
  2. Enter water while wearing an immersion suit.
  3. Demonstrate ability to shift from prone to upright position while in the water wearing an immersion suit.
  • Straps are secured to prevent entanglement.
  • Donning completed within two minutes without assistance.
  • Describe use of suit features: whistle, light, inflation tube, etc.
  • Water entered using approved technique.
  • Position shift is successful

Supports Table A-VI/1-1 personal survival

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment

X1.4 Location of personal life-saving appliances

Don and use an immersion suit

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00