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Lifeboat Operator – Refresher

This course is designed for those who are already trained and experienced in the use of the lifeboat and require refresher training in order to maintain their competency. Lifeboat operator training can be undertaken in either: Free Fall Lifeboat, Twin Davit Lifeboat, Single Davit Lifeboat or Swing Arm Lifeboat.

  • Duration: 1 day
  • Dates: See below
  • Location: Fremantle
Price: Corporate course on request See IFAP Member Prices

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This course aims to refresh participants with the knowledge, skills and confidence to safely launch, operate and recover the lifeboat using the systems and procedures appropriate to the particular craft. It also aims to refresh the knowledge of Muster Checker and Bowman obtained from previous Lifeboat Operator qualifications.

This is a corporate course run on request.

Please email bookings@ifap.asn.au or phone 1300 432 700 to enquire about dates and fees for this course.

On completion of this course, participants should be able to refresh their knowledge in the following:

  • Carry out Coxswain duties
  • Operate lifeboat equipment
  • Perform advanced craft handling
  • Recover lifeboat
  • Carry out Muster Checker duties
  • Carry out Bowman’s duties


Successful completion of the assessment requirements will provide participants with a certificate of attendance.

Participants must have completed a Life Boat Operator course within the past two (2) years. Participants must be fit to undertake the physical components of the training and will be asked to sign a medical declaration upon registration.

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