D18 - Certificate in Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

D18 - Certificate in Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats

Scope (Target audience):
Fast rescue boat course has been designed to meet the requirements of STCW section VI/2-2 and is based on the guidelines of IMO Model Course 1.24. Course is open to all seafarers who are designated to take charge of a fast rescue boat.

After successful completion of the course, the trainees will be competent to handle and take charge of fast rescue boat launching procedures.

Course content:
Introduction and safety
Constructions and outfit of fast rescue boats and individual items of their equipment
Particular characteristics and facilities of fast rescue boats
Navigation and safety equipment available in fast rescue boat
Safety precautions during lunch and recovering of a fast rescue boat
How to handle a fast rescue boat in prevailing and adverse weather and sea conditions
Procedures for righting a capsized fast rescue boat
Search patterns and environmental factors affecting their execution
Assessment of readiness of fast rescue boats and related equipment for immediate use
Knowledge of the maintenance, emergency repairs, normal inflation and deflation of buoyancy compartments of inflated fast rescue boats
Methods of starting and operating a fast rescue boat engine and its accessories

3 days

Identification card or passport
2 passport size-colored photographs
Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats certificate

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