Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (PFRB)
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ Fast Rescue Boats
- Training School:
- Galileo Maritime Academy
- Phuket, Thailand
- 3 days
This course is a combination of classroom theory sessions and practical boat operation. The course aims to provide training the candidate to be competent to handle and take charge of a fast rescue boat in search and rescue operations during or after launch in adverse weather and sea conditions.
The course is in compliance with Regulation VI/2, paragraph 2 and Section A-VI/2, paragraphs 7 to 10 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended.
On completion of the course, the trainees will be competent to prevent and manage a capsized rescue boat, recover a casualty from the water and transfer to a rescue helicopter, a ship or place of safety, and understand the construction, maintenance, repair and outfitting of fast rescue boats.