This course is designed to meet the fast rescue craft boatman training and development requirements for ERRV crew-members.
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions; and delegates are assessed continuously during the course. Certain aspects of the course are of a physical nature and may include lifting, climbing and pulling. Delegates must declare at course commencement any pre-existing medical condition that could be exacerbated by, or impair their ability to complete the training programme. For certain medical conditions, delegates must have undergone a medical since being diagnosed.
The syllabus focuses on: Assisting in the preparation, launch and recovery of the FRC Assisting in the rescuing and recovering of a casualty Assessment and treatment of casualty’s injuries Basic boat handling and use of communication equipment Towing operations
Attendance on this training course is open to delegates who have a valid OPITO approved ERRV Crew Initial Training Shipboard Operations certificate or reassessment to an equivalent standard through the OODTP.
This course is designed to meet the training requirements for an ERRV Boatman.
An OPITO approved certificate will be awarded to delegates who successfully complete the training and assessment.
Valid for three years and revalidated through the OODTP at sea.
Held at Petrofac Training Services Quay, North Esplanade East, Aberdeen.
A change of clothing. Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course. Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, e.g. passport or driving licence.
All candidates will be asked to complete a standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
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