FAST RESCUE BOAT TECHNICIAN 1 (FRBT 1) – Open
April 11, 2019| $250.00
Instructor: Jesse McGraw
Class size: Limited to 4 per available boat
Preregistration Required: (10% late fee less than 14 days before class)
COURSE DESCRIPTION: This is an upgrade to those that have taken the RTI Lake/Bay and Floodwater Rescue Boat Technician course. This one day upgrade is designed to take the skilled still water rescue boat driver and crew into moving water skills.
COURSE FORMAT: The FRBT 1 Upgrade is a one day skills and lecture. 0800-1700
The person completing this course will have the knowledge and skills to operate and command a rescue boat in flood and swiftwater situations. They will have crew, operating, search and rescue skills needed to be an effective boat captain or crew member.
Prerequisite: Current FAST R1 and LRBT 1
STANDARDS: This course meets and exceeds Industry Standards and NFPA 1670 and 1006 requirements.
PPE: Each student is required to provide their own Personal Protective Gear:
- “USCG” approved Type III or V PFD (Type V preferred)
- Wet suit boots with hard sole bottom or tennis shoes
- Water or vertical rescue helmet w/ waterproof light
- Full wet or dry suit as weather conditions dictate
- Water or abrasion protective gloves
- Rescue boat and motor for up to 4 students.
RENTAL GEAR: RTI has a limited number of gear sets of PFD and helmet for rent. First come basis.
PHYSICAL FITNESS REQUIREMENTS: RTI field courses are strenuous in nature. RTI recommends the student be in good physical and mental condition.
Additional course information will be emailed to each student registered.
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Applications due two weeks prior to class