MCA STCW Advanced Fire Fighting

£760 Book

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This course is designed to refresh basic fire fighting knowledge and to enhance the skills of the student in leadership and organisation of teams of personnel. Each student must take charge of a team and/or area of operations during an exercise.


During the 4 days of the course students will be continually assessed on their organisation, tactics, command, communications and fire fighting including control of injured persons. It also covers topics such as ventilation control, hazards involving dangerous goods, liaison with shore-based firefighters and the effects of water, used for fire fighting, on ship stability.


The aim of the course is to give seafarers and super yacht crew the essential education to meet the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements set out below -

  • Control fire fighting operations aboard ships
  • Organise and train fire parties
  • Inspect and service fire detection and fire extinguishing systems and equipment
  • Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire

Course Duration:

4 days, 0830 to 1730

Pre Requisites:

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Course Conditions:

By the very nature of fire fighting, we are unable to run this course on site at our marina. Instead, the course is run about 35 minutes away from our centre at a specialised fire training ground. Training is provided by an external MCA Approved Training Provider.

Course Content:

  • Fire theory
  • Breathing Apparatus
  • Use of extinguishers and branches
  • Practical exercises using fire fighting appliances and breathing apparatus in smoke and heat
  • Organising and planning drills for your crew
  • Control fire fighting operations aboard ships and super yachts
  • Organise and train fire parties
  • Effects of loose water on ships and super yacht stability
  • Inspect & service fire detection, fire extinguishing systems & equipment
  • Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire
  • Casualty handling

What's Included:

  • 4 days of training and practical scenarios
  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Certificate
  • Advanced Fire Fighting Handbook
  • Use of all necassary equipment

What's Not Included:

  • Meals
  • Accommodation

Dates & Booking

Dates & Prices will load below shortly, and you can book online, call the team in the office on +442380 231122, or e-mail If you cannot see dates you require, please do get in touch as we may still be able to assist. VAT is included in all our course/charter/race fees where it is applicable, most products are charged at the standard rate, however some are at the reduced rate, zero rate or not eligible for VAT at all. Any way the price below is the price you pay.


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