PSCRB Overview

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats (PSCRB) other than Fast Rescue Boat (Restricted) is a 3 or 5-day STCW MCA-approved course that forms part of the deck and engineering officer training. The PSCRB course focuses on preparing students for the launching and handling of a survival craft. Practical methods are used to train crew with the correct onboard emergency procedures, using a range of lifeboats and inflatable rescue boats. The course will also recommend innovative training programmes to use onboard as well as detailed safety drill procedures. Course content will also cover the different types and usage for survival crafts, lifejackets, immersion suits, distress communications, man-overboard responses and rescue boats.


In order to attend this course, you must hold:

  • A valid ENG1 medical certificate,
  • A Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Code AVI/1-1),
  • At least 6 months of sea service.

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