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STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats (PSCRB) – Refresher

€200 EUR

Course Type:
Updated Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than Fast Rescue Boats)
Training School:
Ħal Far Industrial Estate, Birżebbuġa, Malta
1 day

Seafarers holding an existing PSCRB qualification are required to refresh their certificate of proficiency every five years to maintain proficiency under the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments (STCW Section A-VI/2).

The course will comprise of theoretical modules, whereby candidates will refresh all safety and operational procedures with regards to survival crafts and rescue boats.

Prerequisites - Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats) STCW Code Chapter Vl, Table A-Vl/2-1 – full course.

Trainers - The PSCRB – refresher will be delivered by experienced lecturers at MMRTC.

Certification - MMRTC will issue Transport Malta approved Certificate on the merit of full attendance and written assessment.

Course Structure - 
The aims of the course are to ensure that candidate are thoroughly knowledgeable about the following:

  • General – Emergency situations, Training, Drills and Operational readiness of equipment.
  • Abandoning ship in an emergency and the possibility of damaged survival crafts.
  • Different types of Survival crafts and rescue boats.
  • Different types of launching arrangements, different methods of operation, advantages and disadvantages.
  • Proper use of survival craft equipment.
  • Drill schedules.
  • Take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch.
  • Handling survival crafts and rescue boats in rough weather.
  • Use locating devices including communication and signalling apparatus and pyrotechnics.
  • How to survive in the survival craft.
  • Rescuing other survivors and treatment of hypothermia.
  • Actions to take to maximize detectability and location of survival craft.
  • Methods of helicopter rescue.
  • Classroom discussion of incident reports related to Survival craft equipment with special reference to accidents during drills.
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibilities (STCW A-Vl/1-4)
  • Amendments to the regulations related to SOLAS convention, Life Saving Appliances code and relevant MGN’s.
  • Latest developments in equipment. (Keeping abreast with technological development).

Entry Requirements

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats) STCW Code Chapter Vl, Table A-Vl/2-1 – full course.

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Ħal Far Industrial Estate
BBG 3000

Tel: (+356) 021239170
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