ERGT’s AMSA endorsed Fast Rescue Craft Continued Competence (FRC CC) maintains the skills and knowledge necessary to safely and effectively launch, operate and recover Fast Rescue Craft. The course develops the skills and knowledge in the following; controlling safe launching and recovery of a fast rescue boat, righting a capsized fast rescue boat, swimming in special equipment, recovering a casualty from the water and transfer a casualty to a rescue helicopter or to a ship to a place of safety, engine is started and operated as required for manoeuvring, and construction and outfit of fast rescue boats and individual items of their equipment.
This course is designed for personnel who need to maintain their skills in launching, operating and recovering a Fast Rescue Craft.
The expected learning outcomes for this course are:
- Understand the construction, maintenance, repair and outfitting of fast rescue boats
- Take charge of the launching equipment and appliances as commonly fitted, during launch and recovery
- Take charge of a fast rescue boat, as commonly fitted, during launch and recovery
- Take charge of a fast rescue boat after launching
- Operate a fast rescue boat engine
Training Standard Pre-requisites
AMSA Certificate of Proficiency in Fast Rescue Craft (STCW Reg VI/2 Code A-VI/2) and;
Qualifying sea service in the preceeding 5 years
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT required skills and knowledge applicable for this course.
ERGT Desired Skills and Knowledge
There are no ERGT desired skills and knowledge applicable for this course.
Medical and Health Standards
A health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
Government issued photo identification is required for course registration.
It is an AMSA requirement to successfully revalidate Fast Rescue Craft (STCW Reg VI/2) every 5 years.
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