Course is open to personnel who are designated on Muster lists to assist passengers in emergency situations. This course has been designed to meet the requirements of Regulations V/2, paragraph 4 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978 as amended

 Training Outcome

There are three outcomes to the training

Outcome 1: The learner is aware of shipboard life saving appliance and control plans.

Outcome 2: The learner is able to assist passengers en route to muster and embarkation stations.

Outcome 3: The learner is able to carry out mustering procedures.

 After the course candidates will have the knowledge of;

 What constitutes a muster list, its location(s) and individual muster duties.

Location of emergency exits.

Restrictions on the use of elevators.

Importance of giving clear reassuring orders and describe how to give them.

Control passengers in corridors, staircases and passageways.

Importance of keeping escape routes clear of obstructions.

Methods of evacuating disabled persons and others needing special assistance

How to conduct a search of accommodation spaces.

Mustering procedures.

Importance of keeping order.

Procedures for reducing and avoiding panic.

Use of passenger lists for evacuation counts.

Need for passengers to be suitably clothed and identify what constitutes suitable


Demonstrate, for the benefit of others (i.e. passengers), how to correctly don a lifejacket.


June 15, 2017