Fast Rescue Boat

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STCW FRB Operator Certification

Course Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours) Tuition 550 To register call 206 659 7178 or email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

​Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) operators uphold an important role in saving mariners, marshaling life rafts, towing vessels in distress, and conducting search, rescue, and patrol missions. At Seafarers Worldwide, we use a number of Rescue Craft, real launching arrangements, and extensive on-water practical training to ensure our graduates not only meet the requirements, but also gain valuable experience that may save lives.

​In this course you will:
Take charge of Fast Rescue Boats during and after launch, and upon recovery
Participate in all aspects of rescue and care of casualties from the water
Operate FRB engines
Learn FRB capsize; causes, prevention and righting
Learn FRB craft; equipment and operation
Learn FRB maintenance, operations, and casualties

This course satisfies Section A-VI/2 paragraphs 5-8 and table A-VI/2 of the STCW Code as defined by Title 46 Code of Federal Regulation (46 CFR, part 10) and is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

Student demonstrates proper launching procedure

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher

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STCW Lifeboat Operator Certification Refresher

Tuition $550. To Register call 206 659 7178 or email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 2010, as amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), for those seafarers not having evidence of 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years provided that the applicant has previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats endorsement), and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstrated requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

The objective of this course is to renew the certification for student in the areas relevant to Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats, and, in doing so, satisfy company, national and international regulations and assessment guidelines as stated in Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended section A-VI/2. This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats, and fast rescue boats and Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher is a 2-day USCG & STCW approved course that provides students a refresher in taking charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch. Students also demonstrate the ability to operate a survival craft engine, manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship and use locating devices including communication and signaling apparatuses.

Course provided by our partner Seafarers Worldwide Career Training

LIfeboat Training Crew

Proficiency in Survival Craft PSC

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Course Duration: 4 Days (32 Hours) Tuition 895

To register call 206 659 7178 or email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

In an emergency, the lifeboat crew is responsible for ensuring the safety of everyone assigned to their survival craft, which could mean civilian passengers. The Seafarers Worldwide crew is committed to making authentic training equipment available to everyone who needs this certification. With two waterfront gravity davits in the Puget Sound and others constructed around the country at partner schools, there is no substitute for the experience gained in this training.

In this course you will:

Operate Life-Saving Appliances and take charge of a Survival Craft or Rescue Boat during or after launch
Operate a Survival Craft engine
Manage survivors and Survival Craft after abandoning ship
Know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatuses and pyrotechnics
Learn how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve lives

This course satisfies Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2-1, and Table A- VI/2-l of the STCW Code, and the requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC, and all practical demonstration requirements as guided by the PSC NVIC 04-14. Applicants are not required to present the completed record of assessment sheets when applying for STCW endorsement.

*Also available to organizations for onsite training.

PSC Limited Rescue Boat

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

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STCW compliant course for mariners working on vessels Without Lifeboats

Course Duration: 2.5 Days (20 Hours) Tuition $475

​​To register call 206 659 7178 or for more information email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

STCW mandates that all Able Seafarers demonstrate competency in Survival Craft operations. This course solves the problem for mariners working on vessels without lifeboats. This is an excellent course for inland workers, ferry workers, fishing vessels, or any vessel carrying alternative Survival Craft other than a motor enclosed fiberglass lifeboat.


In this course you will:

Operate Life-Saving Appliances and take charge of a Survival Craft or Rescue Boat during or after launch

Operate a Rescue Craft engine

Manage survivors and Survival Craft after abandoning ship

Know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatuses and pyrotechnics

Learn how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve lives

This course satisfies NVIC 04-14 and Subpart C of Title 11, 46 CFR for any endorsement of Able Seafarer restricted to vessels without lifeboats.

knowledge of magnetic compass is critical for vessel navigation

Online OUPV up to 100 Gross Tons Captains Course

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Course Cost:
$935

To register follow this link https://www.seafarersworldwide.com/oupv
or call 206 659 7178

Course Length:
80 hours at your own pace – You have up to 12 Weeks to complete this Online Course.
Class Requirements:

IMPORTANT: You must meet the U.S. Coast Guard’s requirements for the license, prior to enrolling in our course. Please visit the license requirements page for the USCG requirements for each of these licenses. You may qualify for both an OUPV and a Master Inland or Near Coastal license. Our staff can answer your questions about which level of license you are qualified for.

Please Note: Our school is located in Washington and our final exam testing locations are currently only in Gig Harbor and Anacortes.

In addition to the course cost, the following additional items are REQUIRED for this online class:

USCG Navigational Rules of the Road Book, International and Inland
Maritime Institute’s “Mariner’s Guide to Rules of the Road” Training Aid
Plotting Tools: We recommend Weems and Plath Roll Plotter #120, Ultralight Divider #176 and Triangle #101

We suggest that these items are purchased at the time of enrollment to allow you to adequately pre-study for the course.

These items are available from our shop and can be shipped with your course textbooks.

You have up to 12 weeks to complete the online course. When you are finished with the online course you will take your proctored USCG Approved final exams at one of our approved locations. Upon successful completion of the final exams you will receive a course Certificate of Training that is valid for 1 year to be submitted to the USCG.

This course is offered by Northwest Maritime Academy’s training partners TRMLI and Seafarers Worldwide

Fast Rescue Boat

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STCW FRB Operator Certification

Course Duration: 3 Days (24 Hours) Tuition 550 To register call 206 659 7178 or email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

​Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) operators uphold an important role in saving mariners, marshaling life rafts, towing vessels in distress, and conducting search, rescue, and patrol missions. At Seafarers Worldwide, we use a number of Rescue Craft, real launching arrangements, and extensive on-water practical training to ensure our graduates not only meet the requirements, but also gain valuable experience that may save lives.

​In this course you will:
Take charge of Fast Rescue Boats during and after launch, and upon recovery
Participate in all aspects of rescue and care of casualties from the water
Operate FRB engines
Learn FRB capsize; causes, prevention and righting
Learn FRB craft; equipment and operation
Learn FRB maintenance, operations, and casualties

This course satisfies Section A-VI/2 paragraphs 5-8 and table A-VI/2 of the STCW Code as defined by Title 46 Code of Federal Regulation (46 CFR, part 10) and is recognized by the United States Coast Guard, Transport Canada, and other international maritime regulatory authorities.

LIfeboat Training Crew

Proficiency in Survival Craft PSC

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Course Duration: 4 Days (32 Hours) Tuition 895

To register call 206 659 7178 or email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

In an emergency, the lifeboat crew is responsible for ensuring the safety of everyone assigned to their survival craft, which could mean civilian passengers. The Seafarers Worldwide crew is committed to making authentic training equipment available to everyone who needs this certification. With two waterfront gravity davits in the Puget Sound and others constructed around the country at partner schools, there is no substitute for the experience gained in this training.

In this course you will:

Operate Life-Saving Appliances and take charge of a Survival Craft or Rescue Boat during or after launch
Operate a Survival Craft engine
Manage survivors and Survival Craft after abandoning ship
Know the correct use of all locating devices, including communication and signaling apparatuses and pyrotechnics
Learn how to apply first aid to survivors and the actions to take to preserve lives

This course satisfies Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2-1, and Table A- VI/2-l of the STCW Code, and the requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC, and all practical demonstration requirements as guided by the PSC NVIC 04-14. Applicants are not required to present the completed record of assessment sheets when applying for STCW endorsement.

*Also available to organizations for onsite training.

Student demonstrates proper launching procedure

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

STCW Lifeboat Operator Certification Refresher

Tuition $550. To Register call 206 659 7178 or email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 2010, as amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), for those seafarers not having evidence of 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years provided that the applicant has previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats endorsement), and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstrated requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

The objective of this course is to renew the certification for student in the areas relevant to Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats, and, in doing so, satisfy company, national and international regulations and assessment guidelines as stated in Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended section A-VI/2. This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats, and fast rescue boats and Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher is a 2-day USCG & STCW approved course that provides students a refresher in taking charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch. Students also demonstrate the ability to operate a survival craft engine, manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship and use locating devices including communication and signaling apparatuses.

Course provided by our partner Seafarers Worldwide Career Training

PSC Limited Rescue Boat

Proficiency in Survival Craft Limited

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

STCW compliant course for mariners working on vessels Without Lifeboats Course Duration: 2.5 Days (20 Hours) Tuition $475 ​​To register call 206 659 7178 or for more information email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com STCW mandates that all Able Seafarers demonstrate competency in Survival Craft operations. This course solves the problem for mariners working …

Student demonstrates proper launching procedure

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher

Captain Patrick Boyle Leave a Comment

STCW Lifeboat Operator Certification Refresher

Tuition $550. To Register call 206 659 7178 or email pat.boyle@seafarersworldwide.com

Any applicant who has successfully completed the Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher course will satisfy the competency requirements of Table A-VI/2-1 of the STCW 2010, as amended, for Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats (PSC), for those seafarers not having evidence of 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years provided that the applicant has previously been issued a Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats endorsement), and will satisfy the professional examination and practical demonstrated requirements of 46 CFR 12.407(b)(3) for endorsements for Lifeboatman and PSC.

The objective of this course is to renew the certification for student in the areas relevant to Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Other Than Fast Rescue Boats, and, in doing so, satisfy company, national and international regulations and assessment guidelines as stated in Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended section A-VI/2. This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Code Section A-VI/2 Mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of certificates of proficiency in survival craft, rescue boats, and fast rescue boats and Table A-VI/2-1 Specification of the minimum standard of competence in survival craft and rescue boats other than fast rescue boats.

Proficiency in Survival Craft Refresher is a 2-day USCG & STCW approved course that provides students a refresher in taking charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch. Students also demonstrate the ability to operate a survival craft engine, manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship and use locating devices including communication and signaling apparatuses.

Course provided by our partner Seafarers Worldwide Career Training