Lifeboat Training Academy, Stonehaven

The Survitec Marine Training Academy, is dedicated to bringing the highest levels of professional training, tailor made for those operating in marine and offshore environments. 

Alongside industry approved training and assessment programmes, the academy also delivers tailor-made training solutions, aiming to meet the specific needs of its varying customer base and drawing on examples applicable to customers operational requirements.  As a multi-brand training and inspection provider we have the equipment to train customers on a variety of equipment types including our own. 

Providing on the water, real life experiences the training academy offers both lifeboat and rescue boat training. Specifically, three courses are available including; lifeboat release and retrieval system training (LLRS), lifeboat familiarisation training and lifeboat maintenance training.   

All training is carried out of our custom-made training facility on the rugged east coast of Scotland, Stonehaven.  A fantastic and unique environment for certified and approved training programmes.

Lifeboat Release and Retrieval System Training

  • A one-day course with no prerequisites
  • Perfect for a thorough understanding of lifeboat safe operation for on-load release and retrieval systems (LRRS)
  • Provides a knowledgeable outlook on the history, concept and design principles of the Lifeboat LRRS and compliant systems
  • Ensures users can demonstrate their ability of safe operation (opening and resetting) of several hook system types, attention is payed to the type used within their day-to-day operation
  • Users will demonstrate their ability to fit maintenance pennants and transfer the weight of the Totally Enclosed Motor Propelled Survival Craft (TEMPSC) from the fall wires

Training Academy - Release & Retrieval

Lifeboat Familiarisation Training

  • A one-day course for staff of organisations that are currently equipped or are about to be equipped with Survitec Twin Fall TEMPSC Equipment
  • Ensures delegates can demonstrate safe operation and maintenance of lifeboats with the equipment and controls of a TEMPSC and practise the safe attachment and removal of maintenance pennants
  • Provides an LRRS overview and safe operation demonstration
  • Users will demonstrate their ability to operate the TEMPSC, launch and recovery and start the TEPMSC on primary and secondary systems safely and correctly
  • In-depth insight into the layout and design of the lifeboat

Lifeboat Maintenance Training

  • A one-day course for staff of organisations that are currently equipped or are about to be equipped with Survitec Twin Fall TEMPSC Equipment
  • Provides an LRRS overview and safe operation demonstration
  • Users will be able to demonstrate their ability to fit maintenance pennants and transfer the weight of the TEMPSC from the fall wires
  • Provided with a demonstration of how to carry out Coxswains weekly and monthly planned maintenance routines
  • Users will demonstrate their ability start the TEPMSC on primary and secondary systems safely and correctly
  • Overview of the layout and design of the lifeboat

There is no expiry for the courses qualification validity. 

Tailormade Courses

Work closely with our professional training team who provide structure, equipment and materials to meet your marine training requirements. The team and facility provide the necessary resources to deliver the highest quality of personalised training. Such examples of tailormade training courses include:

  • Search and Rescue Craft Operations Training
  • Glass Reinforced Plastics Training
  • Fast Rescue Boat Launching Appliance Maintenance Training

To learn more about our tailor-made courses and how we can help your staff and crew please contact us using the contact form below.

Training Academy - Tailor Made

Contact Us


I would like to be informed about the latest news and offers and agree to the use of my email address in this context.