Course Content:                       

The following is covered through a mixture of theory and practical scenarios.

  • Theory of combustion.
  • Fire behavior, fire prevention & classification of fire.
  • Control of Fires.
  • Compartment fire fighting techniques.
  • Inspection and maintenance of fire extinguishing substances, fire extinguishers and equipment.
  • Fire fighting drills, organize and train fire parties
  • Fire fighting command structure and leadership.
  • Awareness of dangerous goods and susceptible cargoes.
  • Search and recovery of casualties.
  • Machinery space fire fighting.
  • Fixed firefighting systems.
  • Fire men outfit and breathing apparatus.
  • Ship’s structure and Stability integrity.
  • Fire detection equipment and investigation.
  • Liaison with Fire & Rescue Services