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

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  • 5.0 days
  • Marine

Summary

STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Other Than Fast Rescue Boats) provides delegates with knowledge of the construction and function of different types of survival craft, rescue boats, and associated equipment.

Objectives

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 

Target Audience

Seafarers required to take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat in emergency situations during and after launch.

Prerequisites

In order to complete an STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Other Than Fast Rescue Boats) training course, 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)

Award

An MCA-approved STCW certificate will be issued upon successful completion of an STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (Other Than Fast Rescue Boats) training course.

Revalidation

The certificate must be revalidated every 5 years.

Delegates should bring

  • Government issued photographic ID e.g. Driver's Licence or Passport

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