Any applicant who has successfully completed the Proficiency in Survival Craft Course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW Code, as amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstrated requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.
On completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Maintain the fast rescue boat for operations
Prepare fast rescue boat and crew for operations
Take charge of a fast rescue boat during and after launch
Respond to FRB, equipment and crew emergencies or malfunctions
Locate and retrieve casualties; and
Recover the fast rescue boat
PSCRB stands for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat. At this training, you will learned 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.