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Maritime School: STCW 2010 Updated Proficiency in Basic Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting

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Course Overview

Approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency this ‘open enrolment’ course is designed to meet the requirements laid down in STCW2010 for updated proficiency in basic fire prevention & fire fighting. The student will refresh their knowledge gained during STCW95 basic fire prevention and fire fighting training.

At the end of the course the student will be able to demonstrate the ability to act as a member of a fire party and be able to respond to emergency situations involving fire on board ship.

Who is this course for?
Open enrolment – For those who are training to work in the Maritime Industry and need an STCW95 certificate or seeking employment or work engaged in any capacity on board a sea going vessel.

Course requirements

  • Minimum age: 18
  • Medically fit and healthy – a medical form will be required
  • It is required that individuals need to submit documentary evidence of having completed an STCW Basic
    Fire Fighting Course in advance of attendance

Course content

  •     Table A-VI/1 (From STCW95 code)
  •     The triangle of fire
  •     Fire protection
  •     Fire extinguishing principles
  •     Classification of fire
  •     Basic fire fighting techniques
  •     Engine room fires
  •     Types of extinguisher
  •     Flashover and backdraft
  •     Hose running
  •     Physiology of respiration
  •     Breathing apparatus
  •     Casualty handling
  •     Search and rescue

Assessment & certification
Continuous practical assessment with full and active debrief of exercise. Following successful completion of the course a renewed MCA approved STCW2010 certificate may be issued. An STCW 2010 Advanced Course is also available.

1 day

Course Price
£240.00 exc VAT per delegate including lunch, excluding accommodation.

All courses are booked subject to our standard terms and conditions for the provision of training, which include our policy on course cancellation.

Course Code

There are no dates currently set for this course. Please contact us for more information on 01392 353373