STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting

Two days STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FP&FF) course module which is instructed in compliance to STCW Code A - VI/1-2

The course module is part of the mandatory STCW Basic Safety Training course, which also includes:

STCW Personal Survival Techniques

STCW Elementary First Aid

STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities

STCW Proficiency in Security Awareness (optional)

If you hold an expired STCW BST certificate, you must attend the STCW Refresher FP&FF course.  

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Course Content

This course consists of 1 day theory training in our classroom covering subjects as:

  • Shipboard fire fighting organization
  • Elements of fire and explosion
  • Fire and smoke detection
  • Types and sources of ignition
  • Actions to be taken on a ship
  • Fire and smoke detection
  • Classification of Fire

The second course day trainees will fight and extinguish actual fires using personal equipment, practical instruction taught by licensed and certified fire fighting professionals.

Our learning objectives during the practical day:

  • Use various types of fire extinguishers
  • Use SCBA
  • Extinguish smaller and extensive fires
  • Fight Fire in smoke-filled enclosed space wearing SCBA
  • Extinguish fire in a room with fire and heavy smoke
  • Extinguish oil fire
  • Rescue a dummy in a smoke-filled space wearing SCBA

It takes two days to complete and the theory part is followed by an exam.

The transfer from our office location to the practical fire-fighting training facility is organized by us and included in our fees.

STCW FP&FF Training Video

Entry Requirments

  • 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.
  • Medical and health declaration required.
  • Minimum Age is 16 years.
  • Please contact us for the current COVID-19 precautionary measures.