About this course

Seafarers holding an existing proficiency in fast rescue boats qualification are required to complete this updated training course to maintain proficiency under the STCW 2010 Manila Amendments (STCW Section A-VI/2 Paragraph 7), every five years. 

This one-day course comprises of theory and practical sessions in the classroom, at our pier head facility and in the pool. All attendees are required to be fit enough to undertake practical open water boat handling exercises and in water capsize drills (swimming pool based). 

For further information on updated training, download MSN 1865, and see also MIN 535

What you'll learn

At the end of the training, you should be able to: 

  • understand the construction, maintenance, repair and outfitting of fast rescue boats, 
  • take charge of a fast rescue boat as commonly fitted, during launching and recovering, 
  • take charge of a fast rescue boat after launching, 
  • carry out search patterns, recover a casualty from the water and effect a safe transfer, and 
  • know how to manage and prevent capsize situations. 

Prerequisites

You must have prior experience of being involved in fast rescue boat drills and have experience in handling small craft.  

You must also have completed the Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats course or hold an Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats certificate. 

Course Information

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Course availability

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Contact us

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course.

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 that 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 warsash.admissions@solent.ac.uk.

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08.30 - 16.30 Friday

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