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Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (STCW PSCRB)

About this course

  This course prepares crew for the launching and handling of survival craft through a series of practical exercises using a range of open and enclosed lifeboats and inflatable rescue boats to build confidence, competence and knowledge of safety procedures.

Upon completion of the course, students should be able to demonstrate the capability to:

  • Take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch
  • Operate a survival craft engine
  • Manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship
  • Use locating devices including communications, signalling apparatus and pyrotechnics
  • Apply first aid to survivors.

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

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 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.

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course availability and booking

Availability
Date Places Fee Book
Monday 22 July 2019 Yes £740 Enquire
Monday 2 September 2019 Yes £740 Book
Monday 16 September 2019 Yes £740 Book
Monday 30 September 2019 Yes £740 Book
Monday 14 October 2019 Yes £740 Book
Monday 21 October 2019 Yes £740 Book
Monday 11 November 2019 Yes £740 Book
Monday 25 November 2019 Yes £740 Book
Monday 9 December 2019 Yes £740 Book
Monday 6 January 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 20 January 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 10 February 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 24 February 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 9 March 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 16 March 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 30 March 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 20 April 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 11 May 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 8 June 2020 No £740 Enquire
Monday 15 June 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 29 June 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 13 July 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 20 July 2020 Yes £740 Book
Monday 3 August 2020 Yes £740 Enquire

Course information

Next available date

Monday 22 July 2019

Duration

5 days

Price

£740

Approvals

MCA

Assessment

Oral questioning and practical exercises.

Teaching methods

Practical and classroom.

Prerequisites

For crew with suitable sea time experience.

Students require one of the following certificates:

  • Approved Personal Survival Techniques
  • Basic Sea Survival
  • Royal Navy Sea Survival Course
  • Fisherman’s Safety Training Course

Please note: OPITO/BOSIET/FOET is not an acceptable equivalent. 

Proof of at least six months' sea-going service. 

Photographic identification.