COX (Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain)

Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain


Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain course is to provide delegates who have a valid Survival certificate (BOSIET), sufficient training to enable them to act as coxswains of lifeboats. This training programm is designed to meet the guidelines for safety and contingency training for personnel designated to undertake coxswains duties on an installation survival craft (TEMPSC). After completing the course delegates should be able to prepare rescue craft equipment for use, organise boarding, safely operate lower and release equipment, manoeuvre and lead the recovery operation on the water, then continue with further offshore installation specific training.

 Target Audience

Marine crew on offshore installation who have to handle the boat in an emergency / abandonment.

Course Content

  1. Coxswains roles and responsibilities
  2. Moving the TEMPSC (Totally Enclosed Motor Propelled Survival Craft) to a safe area
  3. Towing and pacing
  4. Use of compass
  5. Use of radio, pyrotechnics and emergency equipment
  6. Maintain operational readiness of the craft
  7. Contribute to drills and exercises
  8. Preparation of self and craft
  9. Boarding and launching of craft
  10. Safe launching procedures
  11. Handling and moving the craft to a safe location
  12. Personal safety & Equipment
  13. Communications
  14. Stay in lifeboat
  15. Recovery of people from the sea
  16. Relevant life support and first aid
  17. Maintain operational readiness of the craft
  18. Rescue and recovery

CourseFee INRDurationCourse TimingDate CommenceRemarks
COX14,000 4 days10:00-18:00On DemandPractical Exercises