Prerequisites: Before commencing training, learners must have obtained a Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats). You must also be at least 18 years of age.

Certificate validity: 5 years

Certification: Upon successful completion certification will be provided approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency as meeting the requirements laid down in:

Regulation VI/2, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/2, paragraphs 5 and 6 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended and has also met the additional criteria specified in the STCW Convention and Code

Duration: 3 Days

Cost: £780.00 (Please note all prices include vat @20%)

Location: South West Maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA

STCW Basic Safety Training

Aim

To give seafarers who are required to take charge of a fast rescue boats the essential education and training to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements set out in the following:
Table A-VI/2-2

Function: Fast rescue boats
Competence: Understand the construction, maintenance, repair and outfitting of fast rescue boats

  • Take charge of the launching equipment and appliance as commonly fitted, during launching and recovery
  • Launch and recovery of a fast rescue boat
  • Operating a fast rescue boat after launching
  • Operate a fast rescue boat engine

£780.00

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Category: SKU: Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

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Description

The STCW Fast Rescue Boats (FRB)

Our Fast Rescue Boats course is run over 3 days, and covers launch and recovery gear, launch and recover of the fast rescue boat and operation of both the boat and its engine. It is a step on from the STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (PSCRB) course.

There are six outcomes to the Fast Rescue Boats training:

1: The learner understands the construction and outfitting of fast rescue boat and associated equipment.

2: The learner can take charge of the fast rescue boat, launching equipment, release mechanism(s) and associated appliances during launching and recovery.

3: The learner knows the routine maintenance procedures for fast rescue boats and measures for contingency repairs.

4: The learner knows the procedures for use of a fast rescue boat in casualty recovery operations.

5: The learner can take charge of a fast rescue boat to effect search and rescue operations.

6: The learner knows how to prevent and manage capsize situations.

Contact us

Please contact us if you require any further information about this course or wish to book on behalf of a company:

Telephone: 01454 260130
Email: info@southwestmaritimeacademy.com

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday  – Friday: 08.30 – 17.00

Bespoke courses for 6 or more crew members can be arranges, please contact the office to discuss your requirements.

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with course joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment will be received by email.

There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget. For a list of local accommodation please click here.

Additional information

Course Dates

10th June – 12th June 2020, 9th September – 11th September 2020

8 reviews for Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

  1. Dean Whitmore


    Very Friendly, knowledgeable instructors, will take a lot away from this course!

  2. Sion Matthews


    The instructors were good at conveying knowledge

  3. Andy Stebbing


    Course was good all round, learned a lot about boat control. Thanks

  4. Daniel Martin


    Great professional training and knowledgeable teachers

  5. Alastair Hone


    Really enjoyed the course, struggled with the pacing the boat element but instructors were great and I really enjoyed the course. Fantastic Instructors, teaching skills and knowledge was excellent. Fantastic!

  6. Matthew Walton


    Great knowledge passed on with hints & tips. Instructors were really friendly, with a relaxed atmosphere. Great course with great instructors who are very knowledgeable, relaxed atmosphere and a good laugh with everyone else on the course.

  7. Nick Pike


    The quarry is an excellent facility for the capsize drills. The training centre is well planned + laid out. The equipment is first class. A good experience all round. Both Luc and Singe have a wealth of experience to draw from and pass on to the students.

  8. Ben Ford


    Very practical course and plenty of boat handling experience. Very good.

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This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.