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Arctic Polar Code Survival Training

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.

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Language

English

Duration

2 days / 48 hours

Price

2022/2023 training prices coming up

Location

Kittilä, Lapland, in Northern Finland

Training method

Hands-on training outdoors

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
Course codeAPCST
Course titleArctic Polar Code Survival Training
Student profileThe course is intended for Masters,deck officers and other ship personnel, DPA:s and shipping company personnel operating vessels in arctic areas.
PrerequisitesNone
Training personnelFormer SERE B level instructors who have trained troops for the Arctic
Course compliancePolar Code regulations set by IMO (chapter 12). IMO STCW Polar Code
EquipmentWarm clothing, own Polar Gear/Aboa Mare Polar Gear
AssessmentKnowledge, competences and skills are assessed through hands-on training
CertificationEach participant that has completed the course successfully will be issued a certificate.
Individual courseYes
Max/Min participants20/8

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