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The Rescue Boat Operator course is suitable for people with little or no powerboat experience, who wish to attain an inland boat handling and rescue boat capability on flat or slow-moving water.

Course Content Includes

  • Scope of operations
  • Boat & hull types
  • Drive units
  • Maintenance
  • Pre & post trip checks & procedures
  • Rescue boat equipment
  • PPE
  • Communications
  • Weather considerations
  • Navigation considerations
  • Dynamic risk assessment
  • Launching & recovery
  • Crew operational roles
  • Boat handling under power and with paddles
  • Towing
  • Anchoring
  • Crew person overboard & recovery
  • Casualty pick up
  • Casualty management

Qualification Valid for 3 years

Ratios: Minimum 1:2              Maximum 1:4

Included: All our courses are offered on a residential basis and includes all required kit, providing boots, helmets, buoyancy aids, throw bags, and full Aquatek dry suits during delivery, at no additional cost.

If you are considering this training course and want to talk to somebody, please contact us on E: info@plasmenai.co.uk or  F: 0300 300 3112


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Course Information

Duration: 2 Days

Time: 0915-17.00

Minimum Standard: You must be a competent swimmer      

Minimum age: 18 yrs