Refresher Training Course in Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (REF-FRB)

Certificate Awarded

TCMSS Training Certificate  


1)  a person must be of at least 16 years of age to take the REF FRB  course.
2)  a person must hold a training certificate in MED with respect to  Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats (FRB) (or equivalent under subsection 2.2 of chapter 2 of this standard) to take the REF FRB  course.
3)  Marine Institute approved medical clearance.  

Course Description

This refresher training course is designed to comply with the regulations and to refresh the seafarers’ skills to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities necessary to participate as members of Fast Rescue Boat in accordance with Chapter VI, Section A-VI/2 of the STCW Convention, including 2010 Manila Amendments.


Course Outline

1.0  Introduction and Safety
2.0  General
3.0  Maneuvering of FRB
4.0  Righting a Capsized Fast Rescue Boat
5.0  Search Patterns and Rescue


ATTENTION: Your acceptance notification will be E-mailed to the E-mail account you provide during the registration process. Please remember to check your Junk E-mail folder for any communications that may have been filtered to that location. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our Refund Policy.

Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.

Course Section List

Start DateEnd DateDaysHoursLocationCostRegister
22 Jan 201823 Jan 2018214Holyrood Marine Base$1700.00
08 Feb 201809 Feb 2018214Holyrood Marine Base$1700.00
05 Mar 201806 Mar 2018214Holyrood Marine Base$1700.00
09 Apr 201810 Apr 2018214Holyrood Marine Base$1700.00