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Further Information - Lifeboat Release and Retrieval Systems Training


Who is this course for?

All personnel employed on a vessel with lifeboats that have release systems.

Is previous experience required?

No previous experience is necessary to complete this course.

How will this course benefit me?

This course will give learners an awareness of lifeboat release and retrieval systems, including how the equipment is operated and maintained correctly and safely.

How will this course benefit my company?

​The course will ensure that learners are following best practice as detailed in national and international legislation and company procedures.

What standards are referred to in this course?

The International Safety Management (ISM) Code

The International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)

The International Life-Saving Appliance (LSA) Code

The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW)

Is there an assessment?


Learning Objectives

• Give an overview of the regulatory and legislative controls relating to lifeboat release and retrieval systems

• Describe the purpose of a lifeboat release and retrieval system

• Give an overview of the design features that are involved when launching the lifeboats

• Describe the training requirements of personnel

• Give an overview of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) requirements for lifeboat release system maintenance, examination and testing

• Explain how drills should be carried out and their required frequency

• Explain how lifeboats can be safely and effectively recovered


Exam in the e-learning course

System Requirements

• Internet access - users will need a device with a web browser and internet connection

• System - runs on computers, tablets and mobile devices using Windows 7 and above and MAC OS devices running IOS 11 and above

• Browsers - Edge, Chrome, Firefox and Safari

• Minimum browser size - none

• Audio - requires device speaker or headphones