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Maritime School: STCW Basic Training in Fire Prevention & Firefighting

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Course Overview

Approved by the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency, this ‘Open enrolment’ course is designed to meet the requirements laid down in STCW95 Regulation VI/I-2 and Section A-VI/I-2 Paragraph 2.1.2. of the STCW95 code. The student will be given tutorial followed by guided and supervised practical exercises where they will experience ‘hot fire’ conditions in the steel ship structure that is one of only a few in the UK recognised by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency as suitable for STCW95 training.

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

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 an MCA approved STCW95 certification may be issued.

2 days

Price per delegate
£455.00 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 several dates currently set for this course. Please view the school calendar or contact us for more information on 01392 444773