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ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING (STCW)

ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING (STCW)

Target Audience

The STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Course forms part of the training required for Deck and Engineering Officers who wish to qualify for a Certificate of Competency and crew who are designated to control firefighting operations.

Course Content

This course includes training in the following areas:

  • Elements of combustion
  • Fire classification and extinguishing agents
  • Command and Control
  • The effect of water on ship stability
  • Casualty evacuation methods
  • Liaison with shore based fire fighting organisations
  • Procedures for fighting fires both at sea and when in port
  • Compiling fire reports
  • Control and training of fire parties
  • First aid fire fighting equipment  and Fire fighting techniques
  • Fixed systems and detection equipment
  • Legislation regarding merchant shipping and vessels
Entry Standards

Medically fit for sea service, completion of STCW Basic Fire Fighting Training 

Facilities

Classroom, Fire Training Area

Teaching Method

Lectures, videos, practical exercises.

Guidelines

STCW Chapter VI, Section A-VI/3. SOLAS, IMO Model Course 2.03

Course Duration

3 days.

Assessment

Written exams and practical assessments.

Certification

Course certificate upon successful completion leading to STCW certification.

Venue

This course is offered regularly in MTC Cyprus. Please contact your local Crew Service Centre for the next available course.