About this course

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

This is a one-day course comprising theory and practical sessions, both in the classroom and at our pier head facility. Attendees are required to be fit enough to undertake practical drills in handling inflatable rescue boats, lifeboats and life rafts. 

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


You must provide evidence of having completed the full Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats) training course.

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Please contact admissions for course availability and to book.

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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.

Admissions Team

Normal office hours are (UK time):

08.30 - 17.00 Monday to Thursday
08.30 - 16.30 Friday