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STCW Advanced Fire Fighting - Refresher training

Thursday, 9th July 2020, Booking Info.
8 Hrs
Course Price:
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Course Outline

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

This 1-day course is run subject to minimum numbers.   

Content & Objectives

This course will include

  • Theory of combustion
  • Fire behaviour, fire prevention & classification of fire
  • Fire Fighting organisation
  • Incident command, control & communication techniques
  • 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
  • Fighting and search and rescue scenarios
  • Major focus on “command and control”

Learning Mode

This course is a theory course at our training centre in Cowes.

Please note that we run this course subject to minimum numbers. 

Entry Requirements

You should be over 18 years of age and be in possession of an existing STCW Advanced Fire Fighting certificate to take advantage of the reduced price for the refresher training.

at least 6 months sea time on a merchant vessel

  • proof of completed STCW Advanced Fire Fighting training (in the last 5 years) – please refer to the Manila amendments (MSC.1/Circ.1560)
  • a good level of fitness


This course is included within the cost of our STCW Refresher training however if you would like to book the stand-alone course of 1 day’s training, the cost for this course would be £215.00 inc VAT.


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Requirements Checklist
  • 18+ Years of Age

    You must be at-least 18 to attend this course

  • Valid STCW Advanced Fire Fighting certification

    You must have already completed this training

  • Your Identification Card

    You must bring an official form of identification, such as your Passport, Discharge Book , Driving Licence or National ID.