This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved course is designed to provide Fast Rescue Boat personnel with training in safe launch and recovery operations and rescue of personnel who have fallen overboard or are in peril at sea.
This course utilizes classroom discussion, multimedia presentations, and practical hands-on exercises to cover subjects, such as rescue personal flotation devices, rescue suits, rigid inflatable boats, equipment organization, search and rescue patterns, recovery methods, and team leader responsibilities.
Applicants successfully completing this 24-hour Fast Rescue Boat course and presenting our Certificate of Training at a U.S. Coast Guard Regional Exam Center satisfies the requirements of Table A-V1/2-2 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watch keeping (STCW) code. This course satisfies the requirements of 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 10.302.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsActions in person overboard scenarios +Control center team functioning +Demobilizing equipment and making ready +Makeup of rescue teams +Open water rescue concept +Plot and position +Rescue preparations +Search planning +Setting up search procedures +Types of search patterns +Water entry and rescue swimming +Proper use of rescue equipment
- Mariners and offshore personnel.
Fees must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
- course materials
- protective clothing
Does not include
Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.
Please click on "details" above for individual class pricing.
8609 Teichman Rd.
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Registration by phone
To register by phone contact the Marine Fire fighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax at (979) 845-3831.