Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

Duration: 3 days

1. Aims


This model course aims to provide the training for candidates to launch and take charge of a fast rescue boat, in accordance with Section A-V1/2 of the STCW Code.


2. Objective


This syllabus covers the requirements of the 1995 STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section AV1/ 2, Table A-VI/2-2. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in fast rescue boats, a trainee will be competent to handle and take charge such boats during or after launch in adverse weather and sea conditions. They will also be able to operate a fast rescue boat engine.


Trainees will know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling equipment between the rescue boat and a helicopter and the ship; and how to carry out search patterns.


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