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PROFICIENCY IN FAST RESCUE BOATS

Certification

Maritime Administration of Ukraine

Course level

Basic

Teaching language

Ukrainian, russian, english

Course objective

Mastering the technique of fast resque boat control

Course content

Construction, maintenance, repair and outfitting of fast rescue boats

  • Construction and outfitting of fast rescue boats and individual items of their equipment
  • Knowledge of the maintenance and emergency repairs of fast rescue boats and the normal inflation and deflation of buoyancy compartments of inflated fast rescue boats

Taking charge of the launching equipment and appliance as commonly fitted, during launching and recovery

  • Assessment of the readiness of launching equipment and launching appliance of fast rescue boats for immediate launching and operation
  • Understand the operation and limitations of the winch, brakes, falls, painters, motion-compensation and other equipment as commonly fitted
  • Safety precautions during launching and recovery of a fast rescue boat
  • Launching and recovery of a fast rescue boat in prevailing and adverse weather and sea conditions

Taking charge of a fast rescue boat as commonly fitted, during launching and recovery

Taking charge of a fast rescue boat after launching

  • Particular characteristics, facilities and limitations of fast rescue boats
  • Procedures for the righting of a capsized fast rescue boat
  • How to handle a fast rescue boat in prevailing and adverse weather and sea conditions
  • Navigational and safety equipment available in a fast rescue boat
  • Search patterns and environmental factors affecting their execution

Methods of starting and operating a fast rescue boat engine and its accessories

Entry requirements

Documentary evidence of successful passing the “Proficiency In Survival Craft And Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats” training course, which corresponds to Regulation VI/2 para.1 of STCW Convention

Number of participants

maximum 12

Course duration

3 working days (primary training)