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STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats (PSCRB)

There are no scheduled upcoming dates for this course.

If you would like to be alerted as to when the next course date is, or would like to set up a custom date for this course, please get in touch using the Course Enquiry Form below.

This 4-day course (could be over 5 days if high number of students) can be combined with the STCW Fast Rescue Boat course held the following week for £1200 including VAT

Course Outline

The aim of the course is to ensure that the delegate can safely take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch.

Content & Objectives

By the end of the course participants will be able to

  • Take charge of a survival craft or rescue boat during and after launch
  • Operate a survival craft engine
  • Manage survivors and survival craft after abandoning ship
  • Use locating devices, including communication and signalling
  • apparatus and pyrotechnics
  • Apply first aid to survivors

Please note that some of our specialist courses, like this one, require a minimum number of delegates to go ahead.  If we do not have the required number of people booked, we will notify you at least 10 days prior to the start date of the course and refund your deposit payment.

Also, that the duration could be 4 days (rather than 5) if we have a small number of students on the course. 

Learning Mode

The course comprises of hands-on practical use of Lifeboates and rescue boats with participation in physically demanding in-water scenarios.The crew’s competence is assessed through their active participation during the practical sessions and theory sessions that are taught in the classroom.

Please note that we run this course subject to minimum numbers

Entry Requirements

You should be over the age of 18 and have evidence of the following

  • Certificate of STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
  • Evidence of 6 months sea time (those without the required sea time can still undertake the course however a certificate cannot be issued until this requirement has been met)


The cost of this course is £650.00 inc VAT.


We can offer advice regarding accommodation options in the area to suit all budgets

Course Enquiry Form

In order for us to be able to deal with your request as quickly and effectively as possible, please fill in as much information as you can in the form below.

Requirements Checklist
  • 1 day Basic Sea Survival

    You must have already completed a '1 day Basic Sea Survival' course in order to attend this course.

  • 18+ Years of Age

    You must be at-least 18 to attend this course

  • Sea time
  • Your Identification Card

    You must bring an official form of identification, such as your Passport, Discharge Book , Driving Licence or National ID.