Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (FRB) Training

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (FRB)

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (FRB)

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course is designed to give delegates knowledge in all aspects of rescue, handling, manoeuvring and driving their craft in various conditions and situations and in righting after capsize.

COURSE STRUCTURE

This course is structured to MNTB guidelines. Instruction is progressive with alternating theory and practical sessions involving the preparation and launching of fast rescue boats and their handling in the water.

COURSE CONTENT

The syllabus focuses on:

  • Capsize reversal procedure
  • Casualty recovery
  • Emergency response
  • FRB operation
  • Launch and recovery
  • Search and rescue
  • Towing survival craft, helicopter operations, self rescue
  • Use of onboard equipment

COURSE DURATION

3 days

PREREQUISITES

Must hold a Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than FRBs (STCW Regulation VI/2, paragraph 1) or UK-approved Lifeboatman certificate or other national equivalent.

TARGET AUDIENCE

Seafarers required to take charge of an FRB in emergency situations during and after launch, in accordance with:

  • Regulation VI/2 and Section A-VI/2-2 of the STCW code
  • The Merchant Shipping (Training and Certification) regulations 1997

CERTIFICATION

An MCA approved STCW certificate of proficiency will be issued to delegates who successfully complete the training.

REVALIDATION

Updating training to be undertaken every five years.

VENUE

Held at Petrofac Training Services Quay, North Esplanade East, Aberdeen. Training on location on board the parent vessel can be carried out, subject to the approval of the MCA.

ITEMS TO BRING

Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course. Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, e.g. passport, driving licence or discharge book., evidence of prerequisites, towel and swimwear.

HEALTH PREREQUISITE

All delegates will be asked to complete a standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.

DATES

Courses run weekly. Monday start.

Course Summary

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (FRB)

Price £575.00
Fees £0.00
Total
(Total excluding VAT)
£575