MARINE FIRE FIGHTING FIRE PREVENTION
This STCW course is part of the mandatory basic safety training for all seafarers with designated safety duties. It deals with the precautions needed to minimise the risk of fires, how fires are caused and how to extinguish them.
Duration 3 days
Course Structure STCW A-VI/1-2
The course is a structured mixture of theory and practical application and covers these main areas:
- Minimise the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to any emergency situations involving fire.
- Fight and Extinguish Fires.
There is plenty of practical training, with a focus on using fire fighting equipment and breathing apparatus to extinguish various types and sizes of fires including casualty rescue in smoke filled enclosed spaces.
Our multi-storey steel fire unit, fitted with simulated shipboard compartments, is used for live fire training.
The mandatory basic safety training courses also include: Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities and Elementary First Aid.
The course is also included in our STCW Basic Safety Training Schedule
- Delegates must be at least 16 years of
- Proficiency in English Language written and Verbal skills
- Medically Fit
All personnel employed onboard vessels who are involved with the emergency response teams.
A Project Maritime Training STCW 2010 Manilla Compliant Certificate will be issued on delegate been found competent.
Every five years.
Held at Project Maritime Training, Saldanha Bay, South Africa.
Items to bring
- Delegates must present photographic ID at the start of the course.
- Accepted forms are government issued photographic identification, eg passport or identity document
- Recognised in date medical certificate
All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course commencement.
Courses as per training schedule or on request