CBP PASS Recurrent: Primary Aviation Survival School

Pass Recurrent

This three-day course is delivered under a contract with Homeland Security to US Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations. The Recurrent course "reviews" the material presented in the 5 day PASS Initial course. It is recommended every three to four years.

Course Content

• Survival Basics
• Land Survival in Various Environments
• Clothing & Equipment
• Survival Kits and Equipment
• Survival Skills
• Search & Rescue
• Survival Medicine
• Aviation Physiology
• Crash Landing, Ditching & Sea Survival
• Using Spare Air (HEEDs and/or SEA)

Pool Lab:
  • SWET (Shallow Water Egress Trainer)
  • HEEDS and/or SEA
  • Aircraft Egress
  • Life Preserver and Survival Rafts
Smoke & Fumes Lab:
  • Safety Equipment Location, Removal & Use
  • Altitude issues
  • Firefighting
  • Restraint Systems
  • Emergency Exits
  • Egress
  • Reference Point
Field Training Lab:
  • Safety Brief
  • Knots
  • Shelters
  • Firecraft
  • Signaling
  • Survival Medicine


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