Updating Courses

Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Updating (PSCRBU)


Description
Welcome to our Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats Updating eLearning course where you will be reminded of the features of different types of release hooks, how Fall Prevention Devices work, and how to start a lifeboat engine.

Learning outcomes are shown below:
Identify the different types of release hook
Describe the features of off load release hooks
Describe the features of on load release hooks
Describe the safety devices fitted to on load release hooks
Explain what a Fall Prevention Device (FPD) is
Explain what a Secondary Securing Device (SSD) is
Describe simple engine maintenance
Identify pre-start checks
Describe how to start the engine
Describe the launch and recovery procedures during a drill
Describe the launch and recovery procedures in an emergency
Identify the equipment found on survival crafts
Describe different types of locating devices and signalling equipment
Describe the initial actions to take after abandoning ship
Describe the subsequent actions to take after abandoning ship
Identify different types of recovery aids
Identify items in the first aid kit
Describe the management of injured persons, including shock and bleeding
Identify cold weather injuries, including hypothermia, frostbite and immersion foot
Identify warm weather injuries, including sunburn, heat exhaustion and heat stroke
Explain the risks of drowning
Describe the effects of seasickness and dehydration
Content
  • Module 1 - Release Hooks
  • Module 2 - Fall Prevention Devices
  • Module 3 – Lifeboat Engine Operations
  • Module 4 – Lifeboat Launch and Recovery
  • Module 5 - Equipment and Locating Devices
  • Module 6 - Managing Survivors
  • Module 7 - First Aid
  • Feedback Form
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 59 months, 27 days