Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) Operator's Course

Course also known as:Fast Rescue Craft, FRC

Fast Rescue Boat is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to safely operate a Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) and handle a casualty in a FRB. The course is delivered by classroom theory sessions followed immediately by practical hands-on training sessions.

Course Entry Prerequisites

Please note the prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided at enrolment point of the following:

  • An AMSA issued Certificates of Proficiency as Rating or Certificate of Competency; or
  • A Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft.


The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete the course:

  • Certificate of Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (AMSA approved), meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/2 and Code Section A-VI/2, Table A-VI/2-2

100% attendance, full participation and completion of all practical exercises is required in order to successfully complete the course and qualify for the issue of the course certificate.

AMSA Information

AMSA approved, in accordance with Marine Order 70 (Seafarer Certification) 2014.

A very well structured and presented course. I’ll definitely be using AMC Search for future short course needs as well as recommending them to colleagues within the Australian shipping industry.

Richard Hall, Teekay

  • Duration: 3 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    October, 22-24, 2019 | Beauty Point, TAS | $2,650
    2020 Course Dates Coming Soon | Beauty Point, TAS | $0 Join Waitlist
  • Course available on demand

    This course is available on demand, delivered at various locations. To express interest, please contact us.

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