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Prerequisites:

Those undertaking this training must have completed STCW95 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.

Assessment:

Students will be assessed throughout the week on your practical ability to control fire fighting operations.

Duration: 4 days (0900hrs – 1700hrs daily)

Cost: £834.00 (Please note all prices include vat @20%)

Certification: Certificate of Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fightin

Location: South West Maritime Academy, Cromhall Quarry, Cromhall, South Gloucestershire, GL12 8AA

STCW Advanced Fire Fighting

As this course is physically demanding all students undergoing the STCW Advanced Fire Fighting course will be required to sign a medical declaration disclosing any health related issues that may affect their participation. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.

Our STCW Course – Advanced Fire Fighting conforms to the STCW 2010 Manila amendments.

What is the STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Course?

Advanced Fire Fighting 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 fire fighting operations.

Furthermore this course builds upon the basic skills learnt whilst undergoing the STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting course. A large emphasis is placed upon “Command and Control” to ensure in addition to your basic skills you can control the emergency if required.

During this highly practical course you will be put through your paces to ensure we build upon your knowledge and confidence. However, don’t be worried as each course will be tailored to your individual needs and capabilities. We aim to get the best out of you at all times.

Contact us

Please contact us if you require any further information about this course or wish to book on behalf of a company:

Telephone: 01454 260130
Email: info@southwestmaritimeacademy.com

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday  – Friday: 08.30 – 17.00

Please be aware that online bookings will be confirmed with course joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment will be received by email.

There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget. For a list of local accommodation please click here.

Advanced Fire Fighting course content

  • Elements of combustion
  • Fire classification and extinguishing agents
  • Shipboard fire fighting organisation
  • Command and Control
  • The effect of water on ships stability
  • Casualty evacuation methods
  • Liaison with shore based fire fighting organisations
  • Compiling fire reports
  • Control and training of fire parties
  • First aid fire fighting equipment
  • Fire fighting techniques
  • Fixed systems and detection equipment
  • Legislation regarding merchant shipping and vessels

Local Accommodation

There is a wide range of local accommodation, some of which are within walking distance of the training centre to suit everyone’s budget.

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