Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) Operator's Course

Course also known as: Fast Rescue Craft, FRC

Provides participants with the knowledge and skills to safely operate a Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) and handle a casualty in a FRB. AMSA-approved.

Fast Rescue Boat (FRB) Operator's Course is delivered by classroom theory sessions followed immediately by practical hands-on training sessions.

Course Entry Prerequisite

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

  • STCW Certificate of Competency for International Waters (Masters and Deck Officers); or
  • AMSA issued Certificates of Proficiency as Rating; or 
  • STCW 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.

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)
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  • Course available on demand

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

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