Fast Rescue Boat (TXEESTI-193)

MAR202 - 24.00 Hours

Description

This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved course utilizes classroom lecture and hands-on exercises 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.

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.

Schedule

  • Details
    12/3/2019 - 12/5/2019
    Galveston TX
    FP  MAR202  457
    $1175.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved course utilizes classroom lecture and hands-on exercises 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.

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.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 

  • For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).
  • For practical pool sessions, participants must wear T-shirt, swim suit, and bring a towel. Cut-off shorts are not allowed. 
  • For field exercises, TEEX will provide hard-hats, cloth working gloves, life jackets, and disposable ear protection. 
  • Participants should bring foul weather gear if inclement weather is a possibility. 

U.S. Coast Guard Requirement

All participants attending a U.S. Coast Guard approved course are required to provide a photo ID on the first day of class. This could include a driver’s license, MMD, Passport, Armed Forces ID, etc.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. 

Recommended

Physical Recommendation

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

Actions 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+Rescue personnel floatation devices+Recovery methods+Team leader responsibilities

Suggested Audience

Maritime and offshore petroleum industry personnel

Continuing Education and Professional Credits

U.S. Coast Guard

Other Information

Class Location and Travel Information

8609 Teichman Rd.
Galveston, Texas

The Galveston Chamber of Commerce maintains a list of local hotels

Direction to TEEX  Galveston facility https://teex.org/documentsresources/Galveston_area_map.pdf

Registration Question

If you have trouble registering through the online registration system, contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu.

Contact Information

Kirk Richardson

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-1158 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

MAR011+MAR201Personal Survival Techniques (TXEESTI-363)+Proficiency in Survival Craft (TXEESTI-372)Personal Survival Techniques (TXEESTI-363)+Proficiency in Survival Craft (TXEESTI-372)Personal Survival Techniques (TXEESTI-363)+Proficiency in Survival Craft (TXEESTI-372)

Policies

TEEX Policies


Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu
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