Course Info

The purpose of the FRC Boatman OODTP training program and assessment is to maintain and develop the candidate’s skills, knowledge and understanding in the role of ERRV Crew FRC Boatman at the workplace.


To maintain and re-new the OODTP certification, individuals will continuously maintain and log practical and theoretical training onboard the ERRV. Every third year the maintained skill set will be assessed by an occupationally competent assessor.


To successfully pass the assessment, the participant must be able to: • Prepare, launch and recover the fast rescue boat • Maintain effective communication with the Coxswain • Respond to directions from the Coxswain • Locate, recover and position the casualties in the FRC • Assess and prioritize casualties prior to rescue • Identify hazards and actions to be taken in the event of capsizing • Transfer casualties to the ERRV using safe handling methods

Target group

Personnel who wish to maintain their OPITO Certificate of Competence for their nominated ERRV role as FRC boatman.

Practical Info


Items to bring

Evidence that the OODTP programme has been followed.


The participant should be medically fit for attending the course.




5 hours.




A valid OPITO Fast Rescue Craft (FRC) Boatman certificate. To be considered part of the Ongoing Onboard Development and Training Programme (OODTP), an individual must have successfully met all the performance criteria for their discipline at least twice during the preceding three years.


OPITO endorsed certificate.


According to OPITO revalidation must be carried out every 3 years.

€398.00 ex. VAT

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