Competency in Fast Rescue Boat
- Course Type:
- Fast Rescue Boats
- Training School:
- Fleetwood Offshore Survival Centre, Fleetwood Nautical Campus, Blackpool & The Fylde College
- Broadwater, Fleetwood, Lancashire, United Kingdom
- 3 days
This training is intended for seafarers who are required to take charge of Fast Rescue Boats (FRB). The objective is to acquire knowledge of the construction and type of fast rescue boats and associated equipment; to take charge of FRB’s during launch and recovery; participate in all aspects of rescue and care of casualties from the water and to operate FRB engine(s). Assessment is by direct observation and oral questioning. There is no expiry date on this certificate.
Important Course Information:
In order to comply with STCW Maritime and Coastguard Agency regulations, all delegates attending Merchant Navy Courses must provide a Seaman’s Discharge Book, Passport or Driving Licence when attending the centre. Failure to comply with this requirement will lead to a delay in the issue of Certificates
Validity of certificate:
Attention is drawn to the fact that parts of the course are of a physical nature. You will be required to complete a medical declaration when you attend your course.
Please note before embarking on this course you must be in possession of a valid Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats and be not less than 18 years old. If you do not have a valid PSC & RB certificate you will receive the FRB (IMO) certificate.