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
Course Price $795.00

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 will cover the following topics:

• 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 May 17th 2016
Advanced Fire Fighting Jun 14th 2016
Advanced Fire Fighting Aug 16th 2016