Assessment PS-8

Use of lifeboat equipment

Assessed in LB-0201 STCW Qualifications


In an approved course, with equipment found on a survival crft.

Performance Requirements

Behavior Standard
The student will: During assessment, the student shall, at a minimum:

Discuss or demonstrate the use of equipment available in the survival craft.


  1. initial actions on boarding to enhance chances of survival
  2. streaming drogues or sea-anchors
  3. survival craft equipment
  4. operation of location devices, including radio equipment.

Supports Table A-VI/1-1 personal survival

Competence Knowledge, Understanding & Proficiency Task

Survive at sea in the event of ship abandonment

X1.3 Equipment in survival craft

Use of lifeboat equipment

Published: 2016-10-28-04:00