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BTEC Level 4 Professional Award in Maritime Firefighting

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Course Overview

This BTEC Level 4 Award in Maritime Firefighting course is made up of 60 Guided Learning Hours, including 10 hours of e-learning and 10 hours of portfolio completion. This course facilitates the National Occupational Standards EFSM2 – Lead, Monitor and Support people to resolve operational incidents at a strategic level.

The course also provides candidates with knowledge and understanding through classroom based learning, demonstration, practical exercises and simulation, in essential aspects of Marine Fire Fighting Incident Command.

Who is this course for?

This course is designed for staff who may have a role being Incident Commander of an incident on board a vessel which may be alongside, at sea or on other waterways. This could include individuals who are in charge of a specialist fire fighting team from a Local Authority Fire & Rescue Service or employees engaged as crew on a vessel, who have fire fighting responsibilities.  

Course requirements

Students are required to be competent in Fire Service Incident Command procedures. 

Course content

The qualification comprises of 4 units including:

Unit 1: Legislation and guidance relating to maritime fire fighting.

Unit 2: Principles and procedures for maritime fire fighting.

Unit 3: Application of maritime fire fighting techniques.

Unit 4: Application of maritime fire fighting incident command procedures.  

Assessment & certification

There is a pre-course e-learning assessment and the candidate is required to prepare a case study to present to the group to encourage learning through professional discussion.

This is a 5 day course which will require the delegate to write a portfolio. Student support will be provided by an evening instructor if required. There will be a practical maritime ICS assessment on days 4 & 5.

5 days

Course Price
£2,410 exc. VAT per delegate including meals, including 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 444773