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STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting


Wednesday, 22nd August 2018, Booking Info.
Duration:
18 Hrs
Course Price:
£470.00
With Accommodation:
£600.00
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This course is held weekly as part of our 40 hour Basic Safety Training Week.  

If you would like to book this course as a stand-alone module please note that the duration of the course is 18 hours over 2 1/4 days.  For more details please call the office on 01983 294088 or use our email contact form.

Course Outline

On completion of this training, you will have learnt the ways in which fires are caused and the precautions to be taken to minimise the risk of fire on ships. You will also be able to

  • Maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fires
  • Fight and extinguish fires using fire fighting apparatus and appliances provided on board
  • Act as a member of a fire party, including use of self-contained breathing apparatus

Content & Objectives

This course will cover topics including

  • Minimising the risk of fire
  • Maintaining a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire
  • Fighting and extinguishing a fire
  • Shipboard fire-fighting organisation
  • Location of fire-fighting appliances and emergency escape routes
  • The elements of fire and explosion (the fire triangle)
  • Types and sources of ignition
  • Flammable material, fire hazards and spread of fire
  • Fire and smoke detection and automatic alarm systems
  • Classification of fire and applicable extinguishing agents

Learning Mode

This course is taught at the Red Ensign training facility in Cowes both in the classroom and using our onsite firefighting facilities.

Entry Requirements

You should be over 18 years of age.

Learners must be physically fit as the practical aspects of the training and the physically demanding nature of some of the exercises involving live fires and the use of breathing apparatus. Learners will be required to complete and sign a confidential medical declaration informing us of any health problems that we would have to take into account. We reserve the right to carry out a risk assessment where an individual provides us with doubt of fitness to participate.

Accommodation

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

Costs

This course is included within the cost of our STCW Basic Safety Training Week however if you would like to book the stand-alone course we run it over 2 1/4 training days and the cost is £470.00 inc VAT.

Course Enquiry Form

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Requirements Checklist
  • 18+ Years of Age

    You must be at-least 18 to attend this course

  • Fit to Participate

    Learners must be physically fit as the practical aspects of the training and the physically demanding nature of some of the exercises involving live fires and the use of breathing apparatus. Learners will be required to complete and sign a confidential medical declaration informing us of any health problems that we would have to take into account. We reserve the right to carry out a risk assessment where an individual provides us with doubt of fitness to participate.

  • Your Identification Card

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