STCW Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (UFRB)
This 1 day course is for those seeking updating training in Fast Rescue Boats as per the STCW Manila Amendments who have not undergone training onboard ship and wish to undertake the full updating training.
During this 1 day course you will undertake classroom theory and "out on the water" Fast Rescue Boat Operations in addition to a waterborne cap-size and re-boarding scenario in our Survival Pool.
Delegates will be required to successfully and safely complete the practical exercises and complete a short exam in conjunction with positive observations throughout the course, in order to be issued with an MCA approved STCW Updated Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats certificate; Regulation VI/2, paragraph 2 and Section A-VI/2, paragraph 11 and 12 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978 as amended.
- - Hold a Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats certificate
- - This course will include a waterborne cap-size and re-boarding scenario in our Survival Pool which you will need to demonstrate unaided to pass. Casualty recovery will involve a 35kg Ruth Lee manikin.
NOTE: Due to the physically demanding nature of this course you will be required to complete a Fitness Declaration form on the day to make us aware of any medical issues, injuries or disabilities. This form will be shared with the trainers for awareness. If you have any concerns regarding fitness please contact us to discuss further.
PPE will be provided. We recommend that you wear clothing suitable for waterborne exercises (i.e. warm layers) relevant to the prevailing conditions. For warmer weather it is recommended that bring with you some sunscreen.
For the pool-based exercises you will need to wear t-shirt/shorts over your swimming costume and remember to bring a towel. Please remove all jewellery. Showers are provided onsite.