Course Details

Location Lowestoft
Start Time 08:30 am
Duration 1 day
Validity In line with MCA
Accreditation MCA
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Updated Proficiency In Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats

The Aim of this course is to give seafarers who are seeking updated training certification for proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats the essential education and training set out by the MCA

Prerequisite training

The seafarer must hold a proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats certificate, or equivalent, and who have not undergone the required updated training onboard a ship.

Course content

  • Identifying the dangers associated with the use of off-load and on-load release devices
  • Demonstrate the correct operation of off-load and on-load release devices, including the correct resetting of both types of release device.
  • Identify and explain the correct operation of Fall Prevention/Secondary Safety Devices or their equivalent
  • Safely operate a survival craft engine
  • Safely take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch 
  • Safely manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship
  • Rig and use locating devices including communication and signalling apparatus and Pyrotechniques
  • Apply first aid to survivors

Recommended refresher training

In line with International Maritime Organisation and Maritime & Coastguard Agency Guidelines.

Course fees include:

  • MCA certification
  • Course certification in Log Book

Availability (ex VAT)

Please ensure you arrive 30 mins before the start time
Delegates arriving late on any day will not be allowed to attend the course and the fee will be forfeited.

If no courses are listed, please contact us for additional availability.

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