STCW ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING AIMS
STCW Advanced Fire Fighting course is designed to refresh basic fire fighting knowledge and to enhance the skills of the student in leadership and organisation of teams of personnel. Each student will take charge of a team and/or area of operations during an exercise. This course is required by
- Chief Mate (yacht)
- Master 500 and 3000 (yacht)
- Master 500 (workboat)
- MEOL (Marine Engine Operator License)
- Chief Engineer and Second Engineering Officer
- OOW and above (Merchant)
- and some other COCs
Four consecutive days
STCW ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING PRE REQUISITES
- STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
- Minimum age 18
Training and certification is provided by an external MCA Approved Training Provider using their own accreditation.
STCW ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING COURSE CONTENT
During the 4 days of the course students will be trained and continually assessed on the following practical areas;
- Fire fighting
- Control of injured persons
Additional theory subjects include;
- Ventilation control
- Hazards involving dangerous goods
- Liaison with shore-based firefighters
- The effects of fire fighting water on ship stability.
This course is a practical and classroom based training course. Students will gain competence and knowledge with focus on controlling fire fighting operations on board ship, organising & training fire parties, fixed systems and fire investigations. This is provided with essential education and training to meet the knowledge, understanding and proficiency set out in the STCW table A-VI/3.
Where as the STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Course (STCW Basic Fire Fighting) taught you how to fight fires at sea, this course will teach you how to manage or lead a fire party on board.
- 4 Days of Training and Assessment
- Use of the fire ground
- Loan of fire fighter protective clothing
- STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Certificate
- Tea & Coffee
- Free Parking