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Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) - USCG/STCW '10

The purpose of this three day course is to train personnel in the proper actions involved in taking command of, launching, and handling of a Fast Rescue Craft.

Successful completion of this course will satisfy the training requirements of Table A-VI/2-2 of the STCW code; “Specification of the Minimum Standard of Competence in Fast Rescue Boats.” Upon completion the certificate is valid for five years.

Course Outline

  • Day 1
    • Drills and Crew Training
    • Requirements for Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats
    • Familiarization Characteristics of FRC’s
    • FRC Crew Responsibilities
    • Personal Protection Equipment
    • FRC Handling
    • FRC Pre-operational Checks
    • Launch and Recovery
    • Hands on - operational checks, launching and recovery, basic handling
  • Day 2
    • Compass Introduction
    • Search Crew Responsibilities
    • Rescue Crew Briefing
    • Search and search patterns
    • Recovery of Victims
    • First Aid considerations
    • Hands on - compass use, search patterns, rescue
  • Day 3
    • Special Situations
    • Location Aids
    • Hands on - Towing, pacing, firing pyrotechnics
  • Written Test

Course is held 2 - 3 times monthly. Call for dates.

Tuition: $900
2.4 CEUs