STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
Two days fire prevention and fire fighting module which is instructed in compliance to STCW Code A - VI/1-2
The course includes shipboard fire fighting organization, the elements of fire and explosion, types of ignition, fire and smoke detection, breathing apparatus use and automatic alarm system familiarization.
Trainees will fight and extinguish actual fires using personal equipment, practical instruction taught by licensed and certified fire fighting professionals. It takes two days to complete and the theory part is followed by an exam.
Candidates must be capable of rigorous exercise during the practical sessions of fire-fighting, including exposure to very high temperatures and darkened enclosed spaces.
Candidates must bring long-sleeved shirt and long pants to the training for wearing under fire-fighting equipment.
Minimum Age is 16 years.