About the course
STCW Advanced Fire Fighting training forms part of the training required for deck and engineering officers wishing to apply for or to validate their Certificates of Competency, along with crew designated to manage and control fire-fighting operations on board the vessel.
The course runs over four days and involves both theoretical and practical fire training.
In order to qualify for the course, students must be physically fit and hold an STCW Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting certificate.
Our classroom is in the old town of Antibes, and our fire-ground for the practical training is very conveniently located just outside Nice.
Please note: This course is physically demanding, students will be required to sign a confidential medical declaration to make us aware of any health issues or medical contraindications they may have prior to commencing the training.
This course is MCA approved.
What you will learn
The course covers:
- Fire theory revision
- Extinguisher use and maintenance
- Breathing apparatus use and maintenance
- Search and rescue techniques
- Command and control of a fire on board ship
- Tactical command
- Stability issues regarding fires on board
- Casualty response and handling
- IMDG code
- Fire investigation and reporting
Upcoming course dates
Courses run regularly throughout the year. Please contact us for the date of the next course.
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Each session has limited spaces so please reserve your place now to avoid disappointment.