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PROFICIENCY IN FAST RESCUE BOATS (STCW)

PROFICIENCY IN FAST RESCUE BOATS (STCW)

Target Audience

This course provides any seafarer with the knowledge and skills to proficiently to operate a Fast Rescue Boats in order to comply with the requirements of the STCW.

Course Content

After successful completion of this course participants will have the necessary competence to be able to: 

  • Apply the principles of safety with rescue boats during emergencies, training and drills
  • Control safe launching and recovery of a fast rescue boats
  • Right a capsized fast rescue boat
  • Handle a fast rescue boat in prevailing weather and sea conditions
  • Swim in special equipment
  • Use the emergency equipment carried in a rescue boat
  • Recover a casualty form the water and transfer a casualty to a helicopter, ship or other place of safety
  • Carry out search patterns, taking into account environmental factors
  • Start and operate the engine of a fast rescue boat including inboard and outboard engines 
Entry Standards

Medically fit for sea service, completion of STCW Basic Training, STCW Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats.

Facilities

Classroom, practical training area

Teaching Method

Lectures, videos, practical exercises.

Guidelines

STCW Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2. SOLAS, IMO Model Course 1.24

Course Duration

4 days.

Assessment

Written exams and practical assessments.

Certification

Course certificate upon successful completion leading to STCW certification.

Venue

This course is offered regularly in MTC Cyprus. Please contact your local Crew Service Centre for the next available course.