"It was excellent and for me the benefits were in the myriad of little things that I picked up, sometimes new knowledge, sometimes a reinforcement of something that I knew and sometimes a reminder of something that I’d forgotten"
"I feel much more confident on the water and I am glad that most of the crew I sail with have also done this course and we have a better understanding of keeping ourselves and each other safe on the water"
The World Sailing and Australian Sailing Sea Safety & Survival Course
14 learning topics, including the most recent and relevant case studies relating to each one. These are taught in this e-Learning course.
The 25 question multiple choice exam. This is completed online at the end of this e-learning course.
The wet drills. These are booked and paid for directly with the training centre you choose to complete them with.
It is a requirement to complete a 25 multiple-choice question exam, included in the online course, with a successful pass mark of 80% (20 correct) before participating in wet drill activities. You have the option to resit the exam if you are not successful first time.
On completion of the theory exam, you will be provided with proof of completion to present at the Australian Sailing accredited SSSC training centre where you will be completing your wet drills.
The practical wet drills and flare demonstrations must be completed within 12 months of completing the e-Learning and exam.
Your Sea Safety & Survival Certificate will be issued on the completion date of the practical wet drills, and by the accredited Australian Sailing centre you completed the wet drills with. Your wet drills are seperate to this course and are paid for directly with the centre you complete them with.
A current list of Wet Drills being run in Australia is available from within the course and via this link.