Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat

Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat.


Regulation VI/2 of STCW Convention and Section A-VI/2, table A-VI/2-2 of STCW Code


The trainees who successfully complete this course will be competent to handle and take charge such boat during and after launch in adverse weather and sea conditions.  

Target group  

The course is aimed at seafarers designated to operate of Fast Rescue Boat. 

Entry standards 

The candidate should be a holder of a certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boat other than Fast Rescue Boat in accordance with Regulation VI/2, paragraph 1 of STCW. 

Documental evidence of sea service of at least 6 months


IMO Model Course 1.24 “Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat”.  


Full course –26 hours / 2 days (including final examination).
Refresh course – 10 hours / 2 days (including final examination).


On request.