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STCW Updated Proficiency in Basic Fire Prevention & Firefighting

£288 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Firefighting (Basic)
Training School:
Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (Red One)
Location:
Plymouth, Devon, United Kingdom
Duration:
1 day
Language:
English

If you are looking for an STCW training provider who has scored 100%* for course experience, then choose Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service.

This Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) approved STCW Basic Update in Fire Prevention & Firefighting course is provided by Red One. Red One (the commercial trading arm of Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service) provide all STCW courses including the STCW Basic Safety Week. Our courses are delivered in Plymouth by firefighters who share a genuine passion for fire prevention and maritime safety. 

This training course is provided at a real life fire station and the practical exercises are provided with greater realism with the use of a steel ship structure facility (one of only a few in the UK recognised by the MCA as suitable for training). 

The course updates candidates knowledge and understanding through classroom based learning, demonstration and practical exercises. The welfare of our candidates are important so as part of the course fee, a range of lunch options are included from an excellent local bakery. 

  • Table A-VI/1 (From STCW95 code)
  • The triangle of fire
  • Fire protection
  • Fire extinguishing principles
  • Classification of fire
  • Basic fire fighting techniques
  • Engine room fires
  • Types of extinguisher
  • Flashover and backdraft
  • Hose running
  • Physiology of respiration
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Casualty handling
  • Search and rescue

*We collected feedback from 523 maritime course attendees between 2016-2018. All data accurate as of 10/08/2018.

“Did the venue meet your expectations?” - 100% YES
“Was the course experience good?” - 100% YES
“Were there adequate safety precautions?” - 100% YES
“Did the facilities meet your expectations?” - 99% YES
“Was there adequate training variety?” - 99% YES
“Was the catering value for money?” - 99% YES
“Was the course value for money?” - 99% YES
Instructors’ skills - 99.8% marked us 5/5.
Instructors’ attitude - 99.2% marked us 5/5.
Equipment condition, storage condition, clothing - 90% marked us 5/5


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This course is available on the following days:
(please check the availability with the training school)

  • 5th September 2019 (8 places)
  • 10th October 2019 (11 places)
  • 7th November 2019 (12 places)
  • 5th December 2019 (12 places)

Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (Red One)

Camelshead Fire Station
Ferndale Road
Plymouth
Devon
PL2 2EL
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01392444773
Email: send message


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