Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting

£540 GBP(incl. VAT)

Course Type:
STCW ➜ Fire Prevention and Firefighting (Basic)
Training School:
SeaRegs Training
Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 days

Scope and Objective

This training is intended to meet the requirements set out in Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code for training in elementary first aid and unit A11 of the marine national occupational standards.

The training forms part of the requirements for basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship on the business of that ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated safety or pollution prevention duties in the operation of the ship. The training must be undertaken before new entrants are assigned to any such shipboard duties.

The objective of the training is to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic knowledge of precautions to be taken to minimise the risk of fire on aboard a ship, the causes of fires and ways of extinguishing them using extinguishers, hoses and nozzles and breathing apparatus.


  • Table A-VI/1 (From STCW code 95)
  • The triangle of fire
  • Fire protection
  • Fire extinguishing principles
  • Classification of fire
  • Basic fire fighting techniques
  • Engine room fires
  • Types of extinguisher
  • Flashover and backdraft
  • Hose running
  • Physiology of respiration
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Casualty handling
  • Search and rescue


Achievement of the desired standard of competence will be attested to by a certificate issued by the centre. The Certificate will state that the candidate has; completed a programme of training by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency as meeting the requirements laid down in: STCW 95 Regulation VI/1 and paragraph 2.1.2 of Section VI/1 of the STCW Code.

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Plymouth Marine Centre
Pamphlet Quay
Billacombe Road
United Kingdom

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