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.
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.
The syllabus focuses on:
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.
Seafarers required to take charge of an FRB in emergency situations during and after launch, in accordance with:
An MCA approved STCW certificate of proficiency will be issued to delegates who successfully complete the training.
Updating training to be undertaken every five years.
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.
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.
All delegates will be asked to complete a standard medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
Courses run weekly. Monday start.