Lifejacket Competent User


The Lifejacket Competent User course will teach personnel who will work on or near the water how to correctly check, maintain and safely wear a gas-inflation lifejacket. The lifejacket is worn as PPE in case of accidental entry into the water.

Course Specifications
Duration: 6 hours (1 day)
Prerequisites: Must be a confident swimmer
Certified by: Rescue 3 Europe
Qualification valid for: 3 years

Course Content Includes:

Course content includes:
  • Water rescue hazards
  • Basic water hydrology
  • Dynamic risk assessment
  • Risk zones
  • Cold water immersion
  • Personal protective equipment
  • PFD types and standards
  • Firing mechanisms
  • Selection and correct fitting of lifejacket as part of PPE system
  • Adaption for high risk areas
  • Periodic maintenance/inspection regime
  • Pre-use and post-use checks
  • Accidental immersion and auto inflation
  • Still water swimming drills
  • Moving water swimming drills
  • Manual inflation and deflation
  • Rescue drills with lifejacket

Course Dates

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