Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boat

This course covers the mandatory minimum requirements for the issue of a Certificate of Proficiency in Fast Rescue Boats as specified in Regulation VI/2, Para 2, Section A-VI/2, Para 7-10 Table A-VI/2-2 of the STCW 1978 as amended.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency which include, but are not limited to, taking charge of a Fast Rescue Boat during and after launch and operate a Fast Rescue Boat engine.

Course Intake Limitations

Maximum 06 students per course.
Practical training will be carried out at the Ernst Peter Komrowski Survival Center in Kalutara.


All training and instructions will be delivered by properly qualified lecturers and instructors who have the qualifications specified in MSN 25/2016 issued by the Director General of Merchant Shipping, Merchant Shipping Secretariat, Sri Lanka.

Course Type

Full Time

Course Commencement Dates

On Demand


3 days

Entry Requirements

Participants for this course shall:

  • Have followed a Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats
  • Have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCWReg. 1/9, Section A-1/9