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STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Refresher

£354 GBP (incl. VAT)

Course Type:
Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Firefighting (Basic)
Training School:
Maersk Training Aberdeen Ltd
Portlethen, Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 day


To give all those seeking to update their training certification for Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting the essential education and training set out in the STCW table A-VI/1-2.


The course content will be in two parts:

  • Part One: Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting theory.
  • Part Two: Practical Fire Fighting.


The delegate is able to maintain the required standard of competence in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

  • Correctly use portable and mobile (wheeled) fire extinguishers on appropriate fire types.
  • Correctly use hoses, nozzles and hose equipment including foam making equipment.
  • Extinguish different types of fires as a member of a team using a range of equipment commonly found on board.
  • Test and use Breathing Apparatus and associated equipment, covering:
    • Principles of operation of typical BA equipment.
    • Equipment checks on start-up and use.
    • Gauge checks, correct team working and communication.
    • BA procedures in reduced visibility, including searching, routing, door and ladder procedures.
    • Casualty rescue, communication and team work.
    • Fire Fighting in heavy smoke.

Entry Requirements

Seafarers who have six months or more sea service prior to August 1998 and were exempt from basic safety courses.

Seafarers who hold a certificate of proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting and certificates of proficiency issued under the authority of other administrations will be accepted.

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Maersk Training Aberdeen Ltd

Badentoy Crescent
AB12 4YD
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01224608266
Email: send message

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