Training Phases

FRC training is based on clearly defined phases:-

  • Pre-course learning is classroom or Computer Based Training (CBT)
  • Courses are a mix of theory and practical hands-on skills training
  • Continuous Professional Development (CPD) reinforces critical skills / adds new skills

Progression

Progression is based on FRC qualifications plus logged sea time and experience:-

  • Competent crew training leads to FRC CREW qualification
  • 12 metre (40 feet) coxswain training leads to FRC 12 qualification
  • 18 metre (60 feet) coxswain training leads to FRC 18 qualification

Specialist Skills

Specialist skills can be added to FRC coxswain qualifications as required:-

  • Type approval includes twin engines, waterjets, surface drives, catamarans
  • Standard modules include coastal navigation, radar, stability, command & control
  • Advanced modules include high speed navigation / helming, launch & recovery
  • Specialist advanced modules include security, heli ops, riverine, test coxswain

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Contact

FRC International:

Watson House
398-400 Holdenhurst Road
Bournemouth
Dorset
BH8 8BN
UK

Contact:

John Haynes - Operations Director
Email: j.haynes@frc-int.com
+44 (0)1202 443798

Trevor Dobbins - Technical Director
Email: t.dobbins@frc-int.com
+44 (0)7739 385282

Jon Hill - Training Director
Email: j.hill@frc-int.com
+44 (0)7917 320942