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STCW Advanced Fire Fighting


Next Date: Mon, 30th Oct All Dates

Course Outline

An exciting mix of theory and practical scenarios with a major focus on “command and control”, this four day course is aimed at crew appointed to control fire-fighting operations and officers who wish to qualify for a Certificate of Competency.

Content & Objectives

This course will include

  • Theory of combustion
  • Fire behaviour, fire prevention & classification of fire
  • Control & extinction of fires
  • Fire Fighting organisation
  • Incident command, control & communication techniques
  • Confined space rescue
  • Compartment fire fighting techniques
  • The containment of fire
  • Machinery space fire fighting
  • Fixed fire fighting systems
  • Classification of ship’s structure
  • Fire detection equipment and investigation
  • Legislation
  • Liaison with Fire & Rescue services
  • Ship stability
  • Search & rescue techniques
  • Use & control of breathing apparatus
  • Major incident involving multi-compartment fires
  • Fighting and search and rescue scenarios
  • Major focus on “command and control”

Learning Mode

This course combines theory with practical exercises at our training centre in Cowes.

Entry Requirements

You should be over 18 years of age and have

  • at least 6 months sea time on a merchant vessel
  • completed STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (Section A-VI, 1-2 of the STCW code) or similar training acceptable to the MCA – please do get in touch if you have questions.
  • a good level of fitness

Costs

The cost for this course is £755.00 inc VAT.

The package price is £915 inc VAT (course plus full-board accommodation).

 

Accommodation

Accommodation is provided onboard the M/V Sea Trident, moored alongside Red Ensign Training in West Cowes. Offered on a full board or B&B basis, cabins with either a shared communal washroom or a shared en-suite (subject to availability). Please check availability by calling us on 01983 294088 or email.

Course Enquiry Form

In order for us to be able to deal with your request as quickly and effectively as possible, please fill in as much information as you can in the form below.


Booking Info.
Duration:
4 days
Course Price:
£775.00
With Accommodation:
£915.00
Group Bookings:
Available
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Course Dates
Requirements Checklist
  • 18+ Years of Age

    You must be at-least 18 to attend this course

  • 2 day Basic Fire Fighting and Prevention

    You must have already completed a 2 day Basic Fire Fighting and Prevention' course in order to attend this course.