Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (not including FRB)

The aim of this course is to give to give seafarers who are required to take charge of a survival craft or a rescue boat (other than fast rescue boats) in emergency the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency as per the standard requirements

Course Duration: 5 day.

Training Centre: St James Hotel, Grimsby, DN31 1XZ, Lincolnshire / Grimsby Dock.

Fee: £470.00 exc VAT (inc lunch and refreshments).

Discounted room rates for all learners

Room only £40. Room with B&B £48.

Course Dates 2021



Before commencing training, trainees must be at least 16 years of age and have received approved or recognised training in Personal Survival Techniques or equivalent (equivalent training includes `Basic Sea Survival’ and a Royal Navy Survival course).

Training may be undertaken by individuals who have not achieved the sea service requirement of a minimum six months, but the certificate will not be awarded until proof of completion of six months sea service has been provided.

Training centres must ensure, through pre-course information and screening, that learners are fit to participate in all aspects of the training. In particular, they must be made aware of the practical aspects of the training and the physically demanding nature of some of the exercises. If there is any doubt as to an individual’s ability to participate in such exercises an appropriate risk assessment should be carried out to determine what is required in order to proceed in a safe manner.

Training centres may consider utilising the UK ENG1 medical certificate, or equivalent, as an indicator of  fitness.

As per MCA requirements delegates or companies booking on behalf of delegates must ensure that one of the below forms of personal identification is available and to be presented at course registration:


Discharge Book (or equivalent National document recording a person’s sea service)

National I.D. Card.