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STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Other Than Fast Rescue Boats)

STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Other Than Fast Rescue Boats)

Course Overview

This course provides delegates with knowledge of the construction and function of different types of survival craft, rescue boats, and associated equipment.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Other Than Fast Rescue Boats), delegates must hold:
    Delegates must: Be at least 16 years of age Have completed approved or recognised training in personal survival techniques or equivalent Have completed a minimum of 6 months in sea service (training can be undertaken without experience however the certificate will not be awarded until proof of 6 months' sea service has been provided) Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

Course Content

Delegates completing an STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Other Than Fast Rescue Boats) training course will have knowledge of;
- Physiology
- Recovery of personnel from the water
- Rigging and use of life-saving appliances, including electronic aids
- Search and rescue organisation procedures
- Ship emergency situations
- Use of open lifeboats, totally enclosed lifeboats, rescue boats and davit launched life rafts

More information

  • Certification: A Maritime Coastguard Agency (MCA) certificate will be provided upon successful completion of this course.
  • Certificate validity (months): 60
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 5 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

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