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STCW Fire Prevention and Firefighting

£470 GBP

Course Type:
Fire Prevention and Firefighting (Basic)
Training School:
Flying Fish UK
Cowes, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom
3 days


Our fire course gives you the knowledge and skills needed to use fire fighting equipment to reduce a fire to a safe and controlled state. You learn how fires at sea are caused and the precautions needed to minimise the risk to life.

This is part of the mandatory STCW Basic Safety Training course, which also includes Elementary First Aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities, Personal Survival Techniques and Proficiency in Security Awareness.


Our STCW course takes place in Cowes, on the Isle of wight. If you choose our accommodation option, then you will stay in one of our crew houses in Cowes, comfortable and centrally located, only a 2-minute walk to the town and our training centre.

Please contact us to enquire about availability.

New to the Superyacht industry?

If you are wanting to work on Superyachts but have little yachting experience, you may want to consider getting more experience by joining our Superyacht Deckhand or Steward/ess Course.


This course begins on Monday afternoon and finishes on Wednesday afternoon. The course is made up of a mixture of classroom based and practical training.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal pre-course requirements but you must be 17 to enrol onto this course. Fire fighting is physically demanding and requires a good level of fitness. We recommend that all customers complete an ENG1 medical or equivalent medical before enrolling onto this course. If you have concerns over your fitness then please contact Flying Fish.

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

  • 29th April 2024
  • 6th May 2024
  • 13th May 2024
  • 20th May 2024
  • 3rd June 2024
  • 10th June 2024
  • 17th June 2024
  • 24th June 2024
  • 1st July 2024
  • 8th July 2024
  • 15th July 2024
  • 22nd July 2024
  • 29th July 2024
  • 5th August 2024
  • 12th August 2024

Flying Fish UK

124 High Street
Isle of Wight
PO31 7AY
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01983280641
Email: send message

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