Those undertaking this training must have completed STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (Section A-VI/1-2 of the STCW Code) or similar training acceptable to the MCA.
The following certifications are accepted:
- STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting certificate
- MNTB Stage One Fire Fighting course
- Royal Navy Fire Fighting course
Although not recommended those who have not undertaken training in accordance with the above may undergo combined training covering the requirements for basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting as well as the Advanced Fire Fighting.