Marine Personnel Transfer Operations

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Certificate Awarded

Marine Institute Certificate of Achievement


Marine Institute approved medical clearance

Course Description

This course is designed to provide students with basic practical experience of marine transfer from pilot boat to vessel using a pilot ladder, accommodation ladder and a basket transfer within a safe and controlled environment.

Course Outline

1.0 Pilot Ladder Construction
2.0 Pilot Ladder Hazards
3.0 Accommodation Ladder Hazards
4.0 Personnel Basket Transfer Hazards
5.0 Climbing a Pilot Ladder
6.0 Climbing an Accommodation Ladder
7.0 Basket Transfers
8.0 Human Factors
9.0 Basic Sea Survival Techniques
10.0 Task-based Risk Assessment

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.