Prerequisites: Updating training is to be undertaken, in line with the above regulations, by seafarers holding a proficiency in fast rescue boats certificate and who have maintained the required standard of competence, by onboard training and experience, for all competencies listed in the self-declaration form. Seafarers must sign the self-declaration form as a pre-requisite to the reduced hours entry route of the MCA approved updating course.

Certification validity: 5 years

Certification: Certificate Of Updated Proficiency In Fast Rescue Boats

Duration: 8 Hours

Cost: £250 (Please note all prices include vat @20%)

Our Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats course  conforms to the STCW 2010 Manila amendments.

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


What is the Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats course and who requires it?

Section A-VI/2 of STCW (paragraph 11) states that ‘Seafarers qualified in accordance with paragraph 10 in fast rescue boats shall be required, every five years, to provide evidence of having maintained the required standard of competence, to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities listed in column 1 of table A VI/2-2.


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29th March 2019, 21st June 2019, 23rd August 2019, 20th December 2019, 28th February 2020

3 reviews for Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

  1. Andrew Hosking

    Great course, some useful points raised which I will take back to my ship.

  2. N Hayes

    Very friendly and professional environment. An excellent training establishment that BP Shipping should utilise more.

  3. Jason Garwood

    Instruction was excellent and tailored towards my knowledge and experience. Very friendly and knowledgeable team.

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Telephone: 01454 260130

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Monday  – Friday: 08.30 – 17.00

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.

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