Course Outline

Competence 1: Control fire – fighting operations aboard ship
Competence 2: Organise and train fire parties
Competence 3: Inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment
Competence 4: Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire.


The course is open to seafarers who have completed basic training in fire prevention e.g. the Fire prevention and Fire Fighting element of the STCW’95 Basic combined course. All trainees must be certified by a doctor to be in good health.