PSCRB: Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (other than fast rescue boats) is the STCW approved course for anyone who is a coxswain or crew of the on-board lifeboat or rescue boat.

Approved by Liberian Registry

PSCRB: Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats

฿45,956.50 4 days

Course Overview

Upon completion of the course, delegates should be able to demonstrate the capability to:

• Take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch
• Operate a survival craft engine
• Manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship
• Use locating devices including communications, signalling apparatus and pyrotechnics
• Apply first aid to survivors.

Who should attend

All seafarers designated as coxswain or to take charge of a survival craft in an emergency situation or those seafarers who are crew of an on-board lifeboat. Career Applications – Mariners and Merchant Navy Lifeboat Coxswain or Crew.

Aims & Objectives

The aim of the course is to give all delegates the skills and knowledge required of a lifeboat or rescue boat coxswain.

Physical and Stressful Demands

Training and/or assessment activities contained within this Standard may include physically demanding and potentially stressful elements. All personnel who participate in such activities must be physically and mentally capable of participating fully.

Prerequisites

Students require one of the following certificates:

• Approved Personal Survival Techniques
• Basic Sea Survival
• Royal Navy Sea Survival Course
• Fisherman’s Safety Training Course

Please note: OPITO/BOSIET/FOET is not an acceptable equivalent.

Valid in-date medical or fitness to work certificate (Valid within 12 months).

Course Outline

During the course delegates will demonstrate to a minimum standard of competence set out in STCW 78 as amended and code (Manila amendments 2010): Table A-VI/2-1 Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats:

Introduction and safety

  • General
  • Abandon ship
  • Survival craft and rescue boats
  • Launching arrangements
  • Evacuation and recovery of survival
    craft and rescue boats
  • Action to take when clear of the
    ship
  • Lifeboat engine and accessories
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft and
  • Rescue Boats other than Fast
    Rescue
  • Boats (STW6)
  • Lifeboat engine and accessories
  • Rescue boat outboard engine
  • Handling survival craft and rescue
    boats in rough weather
  • Action to take when aboard a
    survival craft
  • Methods of helicopter rescue
  • Hypothermia
  • Radio equipment
  • First Aid
  • Drills in launching and recovering
    boats
  • Drills in launching life raft
  • Drills in launching and recovering
    rescue boats
  • Practical exercises and evaluation
Certification

On successful completion of the course, participants will receive PSSR, PST, FPFF, and EFA certificates approved by the Liberian Registry, the world’s largest quality registry. Certificate validity is five (5) years.

Competency
Written & Practical Assessment
Included
Coffee Breaks, Lunch, Handouts, Local Transportation
Schedule, Class Size, Locations

Weekly Schedule:
On-Request

Min/Max Class Size:
6/20

Locations:

  • Laemchabang near Pattaya
  • Songkhla, South Thailand.