General information: Bring your health certificate for seafarers when registering, along with the safety course certificate and the old COX certificate.

Cancellations must be made by email no later than 3 business days prior to the start of the course to allow others to book your place and to reimburse your course fee.

Entry requirements: Valid health certificate for seafarers, minimum age of 18, passed safety course, basic COX course and understand the Faroese language.

Applicable to: Crew members on ships that are required to take charge of a life raft or a survival craft.

Endorsement: STCW 78 A-VI/2-1, incl. Manila 2010 amendments.

Objective: Participants of this practically oriented refresher course meet on day 2 together with those who take the basic course and complete 2 days of drills and training.

Contents: Practical section:

Drills and training with survival craft, including launching, boarding, manoeuvring, learning about the equipment on the boat, recovering casualties from the sea and managing them, recovery of survival craft and communication.

Drills and training with inflatable life rafts – including launching, boarding, recovering casualties from the sea, learning about the equipment, righting a capsized raft and personal survival techniques.

Certification: A certificate is issued upon completion of the course.

Number of participants: Minimum 3. Maximum 6.

Self-study: This course is not available on a home study or partial home study basis. Offering our seafarers home study on important and practically oriented subjects with high skill requirements is not deemed advisable.

Structure: The fully subscribed refresher COX course is scheduled for 16 hours over 2 days of instruction. Participants will attain the knowledge and skills required of a crew member on large rescue boats on ships.

Sjónám’s knowledgeable and experienced instructors are skilled at combining regular classroom instruction with practical exercises.

Participants will acquire their skills through effective training and exercises in Sjónám’s state-of-the art facilities with careful guidance from our highly competent instructors throughout the course.

This learning environment promotes a healthy blend of independence, cooperation and safety at sea for our course participants.

This is an exciting course in which participants renew their COX certificate and responsibilities.