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Maritime School: STCW Advanced Firefighting

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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 STCW95 Regulation VI/3 and Section A-VI/3 of the STCW95 code.

The student will further their knowledge gained during STCW95 basic training and emphasis will be on organisation, tactics, communication, command and control.

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?
For those who require advanced training to work on board a sea going vessel.

Course requirements

  • Minimum age of 18
  • Medically fit and healthy – a medical form will be required
  • Delegate must be in possession of a valid STCW95 VI/1-2 certificate

Course content

  •     Table A-VI/3 (From STCW code 95)
  •     Recap on classifications of fire
  •     Firefighting equipment and techniques
  •     Breathing apparatus
  •     Heat levels
  •     Communications and coordination during fire fighting operations
  •     Search and rescue
  •     Fixed installations
  •     Organisation (fire party systems)
  •     Command and control
  •     Fire investigation case histories
  •     Legislation: requirements for statutory and classification surveys
  •     Merchant Shipping Statutory Instruments IMO – SOLAS – IMDG

Assessment & certification
Continuous practical assessment with full and active de-brief of exercise. Written test. All delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded an STCW95 Regulation VI/3 and Section A-VI3I of the STCW Code certificate issued by DSFRS under the authority of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

4 days

Course Price
£602.00 (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