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Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

About this course

  This course is designed for crew who have a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats (STCW) certificate and some experience of using fast rescue boats. 

The programme offers a combination of classroom theory sessions and practical boat operations on the River Hamble and the Solent. Upon completion of the course, delegates should be able to demonstrate competence to:

  • Take charge of a fast rescue boat during and after launch
  • Right a capsized fast rescue boat
  • Handle a fast rescue boat in prevailing weather and sea conditions
  • Use communication and signalling equipment between the fast rescue boat, a helicopter and a ship
  • Carry out search patterns
  • Use the emergency equipment carried
  • Recover a casualty from the water and transfer to a rescue helicopter, or to a ship or place of safety.

How to book

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course:

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 
Email: wma.training@solent.ac.uk

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email wma.training@solent.ac.uk.

 

Course availability and booking

Availability
Date Places Fee Book
Tuesday 16 January 2018 Yes £1025 Book
Tuesday 30 January 2018 Yes £1025 Book
Wednesday 4 April 2018 Yes £1025 Book
Wednesday 9 May 2018 Yes £1025 Book
Tuesday 10 July 2018 Yes £1025 Book
Tuesday 31 July 2018 Yes £1025 Book

Course information

Next available date

Tuesday 16 January 2018

Duration

3 days

Price

£1025

Approvals

MCA

Assessment

Theoretical and practical exercises.

Prerequisites

  • PSCRB certificate.
  • Valid personal medical fitness certificate.