Course Info

The purpose of the FRC Coxswain OODTP training program and assessment is to maintain and develop the candidate’s skills, knowledge and understanding in the role of ERRV Crew Fast Rescue Craft Coxswain 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 a fast rescue boat following company procedures • Locate casualties using basic SAR techniques • Assess prevailing conditions prior to recovery • Recover casualties using the right equipment and methods • Transfer casualties to the ERRV in a correct manner • Establish and maintain communications using correct radio communications protocols • Identify potential hazards in the event of capsizing, collision or towing of another craft.

Target group

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

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) Coxswain 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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