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 Aug 16th 2016
Advanced Fire Fighting Sep 13th 2016
Advanced Fire Fighting Oct 18th 2016
Advanced Fire Fighting Nov 29th 2016
Advanced Fire Fighting Dec 06th 2016