Advanced Fire Fighting

Approvals MCA, STCW
Assessment Written exam and practical assessments
Certificates STCW '95 A-VI/3
Duration 4 Days
Expiration / Renewal 5 years
Prerequisites STCW 95 A-VI/1-2 (Basic Fire Fighting) 6 months sea time

Advanced Fire Fighting is designed to provide mariners with the knowledge and skills needed to develop a realistic shipboard fire prevention program.

Through the use of classroom lecture, tabletop exercises, and practical experience, students will learn to effectively organize fire-fighting teams and respond to a fire aboard a ship.

This course includes specific modules related to fire protection of yachts and cruise ships. The course meets the requirements of STCW-95 A-VI/3 for advanced fire fighting and may be used specifically towards the issue of a MCA Certificate of Competency.

The course covers:

•Introduction and Safety Principles

•Theory of Fire •Fire Control Aboard Ship

•Fire Fighting Organization

•Crew Training

•Procedures and Response Planning

•Inspection and Service of Appliances/Equipment

•Fire Fighting Process Hazards

•First Aid

•Investigation and Reporting

•Case Studies

Course Dates

Advanced Fire Fighting Sep 08th 2014
Advanced Fire Fighting Oct 06th 2014
Advanced Fire Fighting Nov 03rd 2014
Advanced Fire Fighting Dec 01st 2014