Ditching Procedures Training
Water Survival Training contains theory part and exercises of survival techniques and ditching hints. The training is based on JAR-OPS regulations and complies with JAR-OPS 1 requirements and is designed a basic skills course and for experienced pilots and cabin crew as a recurrent course.
Objectives of this course are to give participants knowledge to both practical and theoretical aspects of ditching and water survival so that trainees:
- Are aware of the process of a ditching and survival in the water;
- Capable of using ditching and survival theories in practice;
- Environment and equipment used in ditching are familiar to trainees;
- Are familiar with the facts influencing successful ditching and managing survivors;
- Have a better picture of their own responsibility as survivor managers;
- Know how to improve survivability.
The course consists of lectures, discussions, teamwork and exercises.
- Preparation for ditching;
- Ditching factors;
- Survival equipment;
- Survival techniques;
- Passenger management.
Duration of theory part – 90 minutes.
Exercises are aimed at practicing the knowledge and developing skills of choosing the right methods of rescue.
- Heat saving position;
- Group heat saving position;
- Swimming alone;
- Swimming in a group;
- Using slide;
- Using raft.
Duration of exercises part – 45 minutes.
Ditching Procedures Training (Water Survival Training)