STCW Advanced Fire Fighting (Refresher)

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STCW Advanced Fire Fighting (Refresher)

  • Locations and dates

    Richmond:

    1 February 2018
    21 March 2018
    5 April 2018
    31 May 2018
    26 July 2018
    30 August 2018
    3 October 2018
    11 October 2018
    8 November 2018
  • Length

    Afternoon of the first day and full second day

  • Fees

    $850

    Fees listed are for each year of the programme, indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees provided on request or application.

We offer a suite of refresher courses for holders of STCW Certificates of Competency. Whether you are a Master, Mate, Deck Officer, Marine Engineer Officer or Able Seafarer, we can provide refresher training to meet your needs.

Our STCW refresher courses are bundled together for your convenience. So if you need STCW PISC and STCW Advanced Fire refreshers, you will find that they are conveniently timetabled one after the other.

If you also need a STCW Fast Rescue Boat refresher, we offer a limited number of these, which are also timetabled together with the PISC/Fire refresher dates.

Course Aim
The course is designed for students who have already completed the full STCW Advanced Fire Fighting course. This refresher course is designed to meet the STCW refresher training requirements for:

  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting
  • in accordance with the provisions of Section A-VI/3 of the International convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1978, as amended, and
  • STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

In accordance with the provisions of Section A-VI/1-2 of the International convention on Standards of Training Certification and Watch-keeping for Seafarers (STCW) 1978, as amended.

Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Use various types of portable extinguishers.
  • Extinguish small fires such as electrical oil or propane fires.
  • Extinguish extensive fires with water using jet and spray nozzles.
  • Fight fire in smoke filled enclosed spaces wearing self-contained breathing apparatus.
  • Extinguish oil fires with fog applicator and spray nozzles, dry chemical or foam applicators using jet and spray nozzles.
  • Understand how high expansion foam is used to extinguish fires on board a vessel
  • Extinguish fires with water fog or any other suitable fire-fighting agent in a simulated accommodation room or engine room fire and heavy smoke.
  • Extinguish oil fire with fog applicator and spray nozzles, dry chemical powder or foam applicators.
  • Evaluate the use of water for fire extinguishing including the effect on ship stability, precautions to be taken and corrective procedures
  • Evaluate fire-fighting involving dangerous goods

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