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Advance Fire Fighting Course

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In accordance with Part A Section A-VI/3 of the Standard of Training Certification and Watch keeping (STCW Code) for seafarers as amended which established the mandatory minimum requirements and standard of competence required 

What kind of People takes this course?

Persons/people, who before being assigned to ship board duties or persons assigned, employed or engaged on a seagoing ship that are required to combat and coordinate team during fire emergencies on board a ship or vgessel.        

What will I gain from this qualification?
 Participant at this course will gain the knowledge, understanding and competence including practical knowledge in the application of coordinated advance fire prevention and fighting techniques in the event of firefighting emergencies and rescue.

What does the course cover?

The course covers;

  • Introduction of fire as a hazard
  • Areas of fire hazard
  • Fire Precautions
  • Dry distillation
  • Chemical reactions Boiler uptake fires and exhaust fires in prime movers and auxiliary exhaust
  • Fires in water tube boilers
  • Tactics and procedure of fire control while ship is at sea
  • Tactics and procedure of fire control while ship is in port
  • Tactics and procedure of fire control while ship is carrying dangerous goods
  • Tactics and procedure of fire control for oil, chemicals and gas tankers
  • Use of water for fire extinguishing the effect on stability, precautions and corrective procedures
  • Communication and coordination during fire fighting
  • Ventilation control including smoke extractor
  • Control of fuel and electrical systems
  • Fire precautions and hazards associated with the storing.
  • Management and control of injured persons
  • Procedures for co-ordination with shore based firefighting. 

Course delivery: Using combination competent and experienced instructors, classroom syndicate exercises interactive activities and practical training demonstrations.                                                                                                                

Entry qualification?
Candidate must have completed fire prevention and fighting or the STCW mandatory safety /induction program and a reasonable standard of written English.        

Course Duration: Three (3) working days

Career Development: Attendance at the Advance firefighting training course will help participant to develop their career in firefighting and prevention and possibly provides opportunity for employment in the oil and gas sector  

Assessment: The course is assessed at the end of the final day 

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