USCG, STCW, PSC, PSCRB, Rescue Boat Lifeboat (Lifeboatman)
Proficiency in Survival Craft/Lifeboatman Training Courses and Classes
Seattle Washington, United States
COURSE CODE: SWW204
On the water training will be held at the Northwest Maritime Academy Training Davit on Pier 91 in Seattle.
The classroom portion of the course is held in one of three locations. See below for the classroom location, and download this course information sheet with important details.
PSCRB stands for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat.
At this training you will learn about Safety Guide Lines, Ship Emergencies, Abandoning the Ship, Personal Lifesaving Appliances, Rescue Operation, Life Boats, Life Boat Launching Devices / Appliances, Life Rafts, Location Aids, Signals and Signs in an Emergency.
This STCW course has been developed for seafarers who are responsible for the survival crafts and rescue boats during an emergency situation.
By following this training, participants should be able to be in charge of the survival craft or rescue boat during and after launching. Besides this, the delegates will learn how to deal with the crew members and the rescue boat, and provide first aid after abandoning the ship.
This training is intended for seafarers who are required to take charge of a survival craft or a rescue boat in emergency situations during and after launch, in accordance with:
This course aims to provide the training for candidates to launch and take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat in emergency situations, in accordance with the STCW Code.
On meeting the minimum standard of competence in survival crafts and rescue boats, other than fast rescue boats, a delegate will be competent to handle and take charge on such boats during or after launch.
Delegates will also:
On completion of the training, the trainees will have knowledge of the construction and function of different types of survival craft, rescue boats and associated equipment and be able to:
Everyone who is responsible for survival crafts and rescue boats, other than Fast Rescue Boats, in emergency situations
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS
Max. 18 delegates
For the issue of a certificate, candidates must:
Training and instruction will be handled by a duly licensed marine deck officer at the operational level who is a subject matter expert of the course program. The instructor is a holder of training certificate in “Training Course for Instructors” compliant with the STCW standard (IMO MC 6.09).
100% attendance is required for successful completion of the course.
A certificate of successful completion shall be issued to those participants who successfully complete the course and meet the assessment criteria.
Facilities and equipment used for training are of a type approved under the SOLAS Convention and suitable for the practical demonstrations and exercises to be undertaken in accordance with the specific objectives of the training.
In addition delegates will have access to appropriate facilities, including:
Participants should be aware that activities in this course are physical in nature. Much of the course is conducted in the lifeboat underway.
Participants are requested to present themselves at the administration first day of training for registration and medical screening unless otherwise informed.
All students will receive a welcome package upon enrollment.
Participants are required to wear appropriate attire for training. Prepare for wet weather. Rain Coats, Hats & Gloves are recommended.
Sleeveless shirts and open toed shoes are considered inappropriate.
Coveralls will be supplied in three sizes:
PPE will be provided for all students:
Assessments will be undertaken by persons qualified in accordance with the provisions of Section A I/6 of the STCW Code.
Active participation in practical training is essential. It also enables candidates’ ability, as required by Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code to be demonstrated and assessed. The training will be organized so that each candidate as a minimum:
Captain Patrick Boyle is no stranger to maritime education having spent nine years as the principle seamanship teacher at Seattle Maritime Academy where he acquired a high level of expertise in survival craft training. He has been active in the field of maritime training and education development for fifteen years focusing on teaching certification courses that enable mariners to enter the maritime industry or advance their careers.
He has conducted programs for institutions such as the Emirates Technical Safety and Development Center in the UAE, the British Columbia Institute of Technology, Pacific Maritime Institute in Seattle, and a survival craft program certified by the Dutch Inspectorate of Holland.
Patrick currently serves as program administrator for Northwest Maritime Academy, and is working as a trainer, program coordinator for maritime disaster preparedness and other training programs conducted in the United States and abroad.
He is a Co-Founder of Seafarers Worldwide, and in addition to his role at NWMA; leads a team providing all aspects of training and certification for foreign mariners of all types including oil and gas, cruise industry, and those who work aboard commercial vessels.
A licensed Ocean Master; Patrick holds a communications degree from Eastern Washington University, and furthered this expertise at Cap Sante International while working alongside survival craft technicians servicing and training crew aboard all types of vessels at home and abroad
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The program is delivered at the Seattle Yacht Club (SYC) for the classroom portions of course. Each day will start at the SYC. Each day we will move to Pier 91 for the afternoon practicals.
All of this information will be available for download once you have reserved your seat in the class.
Report here each morning at 0800 hrs of the 4 day course, for the classroom portion.
This will be the location for the practical exercises. Pier 91 in Seattle.