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Life Saving Appliances and LSA Code


This course, designed by LiberoAssurance Training Team, aims to provide international standards for life-saving appliances required by the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS), 1974, including personal life-saving appliances like lifebuoys, lifejackets, immersion suits, anti-exposure suits and thermal protective aids; visual aids, such as parachute flares, hand flares and buoyant smoke signals; survival craft, such as life rafts and lifeboats; rescue boats; launching and embarkation appliances and marine evacuation systems line throwing appliances; and general alarm and public address systems.

 

Learn about the life saving appliances and familiarize with the categories, requirements and the LSA Code through our Life Saving Appliances & LSA Code course.

 

Aims & Objectives
  • Familiarization with the principles of the LSA Code
  • Guidance provision on how to be safe while on board
  • Recognition of various types of LSA and how to use them
  • Familiarization with the regulatory LSA requirements

 

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this course you will be able to:

  • Know the types of LSA normally carried on ships
  • Know the basic principles concerning survival
  • Know the survey, inspection and testing requirements of LSA equipment

Who should attend?
  • Workers in marine industry
  • Marine Authorities
  • Supervisors
  • Ship Management Companies personnel like: Crew Managers, Operation Managers, Designated Persons, Crew Department assistants including crew (officers and seafarers), Training responsible personnel and officers, Personnel involved in matters of recruitment of qualified and competent personnel

 

Prerequisite skills & knowledge: Age>18
 
Available in-house/distant learning? Yes
 
Created by: LiberoAssurance Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 (accredited by EOPPEP)
Part A:
General
  • Definitions
  • General Requirements for life-saving appliances
 
Personal Life Saving Appliances
  • Lifebuoys
  • Lifejackets
  • Immersion suits
  • Anti-exposure suits
  • Thermal protective aids
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Emergency escape breathing devices
Visual Signs
  • Rocket parachute flares
  • Hand flares
  • Buoyant smoke signals
Liferafts
  • General requirements for liferafts
  • Inflatable liferafts
  • Rigid liferafts
  • Use of liferafts
Lifeboats
  • General requirements for lifeboats
  • Partially enclosed lifeboats
  • Totally enclosed lifeboats
  • Free-fall lifeboats
  • Lifeboats with a self-contained air support system
  • Fire-protected lifeboats
  • Lifeboats that is fitted with a fixed VHF radiotelephone apparatus
  • Stowage of lifeboats
  • Lifeboat accidents
  • Quick questions and answers

 

Part B:
Rescue Boats
  • Rescue boats
  • Fast rescue boats
  • Stowage rescue boats
  • Rescue boats more info
 
 
Launching and Embarkation Appliances
  • Launching and embarkation appliances
  • Marine evacuation systems (MES)
Other Life Saving Appliances
  • Line-throwing appliances
  • General Alarm and public address system
  • Wireless sensor network devices
IMO Symbols and Safety Signs
  • IMO signs with text
  • Mandatory (blue) signs
  • General fire safety signs
  • Fire control symbols to resolution A654(16)
  • Fire control symbols to ISO 17631
  • Hazard signs
  • IMDG and hazard signs
  • Prohibiton signs
  • Combination signs
  • ISPS Code signs
  • Public room signs
  • Passenger vessels and terminal signs
Life Saving Appliances Maintenance
Summary of Basic Requirements
Basic Changes to LSA Code

 

Exam & Certification
  • Exam on Life Saving Appliances & LSA Code
  • “Life Saving Appliances & LSA Code” Certificate
Teaching Methods
  • Detailed seminar presentations (available for download)
  • No. of slides: 339
  • Photos
  • Videos

 

Resources
  • Reading lists and resources available in presentations

 

Study time allocation
  • Private study hours: 40
  • Trainer contact hours: Availability and competence of instructors upon request
  • Enrollment duration: 90 days (from the date of purchase)
 
Credits
  • CPD Points: 40
  • ECTS/ECVET Points: 1.3

 

Assessment methods

Hours

% contribution to final mark

% Minimum passing grade

Exam on Life Saving Appliances & LSA Code

2

100

60

Outcomes/Certificates

Upon successful completion of the course assessment, participants will be issued with a ‘Certificate of Success’. Those participants who choose not to submit the assessment will be issued with a "Certificate of Attendance" if request so.

 

Accreditation by EOPPEP


LiberoAssurance has been accredited as a Continuous Professional Development Training Centre Level 1 by the National Organisation for the Certification of Qualifications & Vocational Guidance (EOPPEP).

EOPPEP is the statutory body for the development and implementation of the Hellenic Qualifications Framework (NQF) in correspondence with the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). EOPPEP is the National Coordination Point for EQF in Greece (NCP).

 

Approved courses by the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences


LiberoAssurance in cooperation with the Central Greece University of Applied Sciences offers approved courses. All participants have the option to receive double certification from the University and LiberoAssurance Training Centre.

The University of Applied Sciences of Central Greece and LiberoGroup have agreed to develop a research project the purpose of which is education, lifelong learning and specialisation of persons, to facilitate their induction in the labour market using e-learning and traditional methods of training. The ultimate aim of this cooperation is the development of a post-graduate programme in collaboration with other Academic Institutions and Ministries.

 

Accreditation by IAS and E.S.Y.D


LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the Hellenic Accreditation System (E.SY.D) which has been appointed as the National Accreditation Body of Greece.

LiberoAssurance has been accredited by the International Accreditation Service (IAS) one of the leading accreditation bodies in the United States.

 

 

 

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