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STCW Fire Prevention and Firefighting

£460 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)

  • 2nd October 2023
  • 9th October 2023
  • 16th October 2023
  • 23rd October 2023
  • 30th October 2023
  • 6th November 2023
  • 13th November 2023
  • 20th November 2023
  • 27th November 2023
  • 4th December 2023
  • 11th December 2023

Flying Fish UK

124 High Street
Isle of Wight
PO31 7AY
United Kingdom

Tel: (+44) 01983280641
Email: send message

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