Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting
- Course Type:
- STCW ➜ Advanced Firefighting
- Training School:
- Galileo Maritime Academy
- Phuket, Thailand
- 4 days
The Advanced Fire Fighting (Regulation A-VI/3) course is intended for those who have completed the STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting course which is part of the mandatory basic training for seafarers.
The training consists of practical and theoretical elements with continuous assessment throughout and additional theory elements for those in command and team leader roles. Each learner must take charge of a team and/or area of operations to demonstrate the relevant learning objectives safely.
The course content deals with refreshing the theory of fire and how to prevent it, onboard safety in the event of a fire, use of portable and other fire fighting equipment, and being an effective team member in fighting a fire. It also covers topics such as ventilation control, hazards involving dangerous goods and the effects of fire fighting water on ship stability.
The course is intended to provide five learning outcomes, which are:
- Understands the principles involved in controlling fire fighting operations on board a vessel
- Able to control fire fighting operations aboard ship
- Able to organise and train fire parties
- Able to inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment
- Ready to investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire
On completion of the training, the learners will have knowledge of advanced fire fighting techniques and the precautions to be taken to minimise the risk of fires on ships.
- Holds a valid FPFF certificate (STCW Code A-VI/1-2)
- valid ENG 1 or equivalent medical certificate
The onsite accommodation package is available.