Certificate of Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting 

STCW Reg VI/3 para 1 & Sec A-VI/3


Duration: 
4 days (there will be refreshment breaks and 1hr lunch break each day. Hot and cold beverages provided)

Fee: £864 (incl.VAT) per delegate

Course Dates:

23rd - 26th January 2018
27th February – 2nd March 2018
26th - 29th March 2018
22nd - 25th May 2018
12th - 15th June 2018
26th - 29th June 2018
10th - 13th July 2018
24th - 27th July 2018
7th - 10th August 2018
21st - 24th August 2018
11th - 14th September 2018
25th - 28th September 2018
9th - 12th October 2018
23rd - 26th October 2018
6th - 9th November 2018
20th - 23rd November 2018
4th - 7th December 2018
18th - 21st December 2018

Prerequisites: Completed a Certificate of Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Reg VI/1 para 1 & Sec A-VI/1 para 2.1.2) or appropriate training approved by the MCA. A basic level of fitness is required to complete the practical elements of the course. There is no pre-learning provided but revision of Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting notes is highly recommended.

Course Overview:

The aim of the course is to give seafarers the essential education and training to meet the Knowledge, Understanding and Proficiency (KUP) requirements set out in the following:

Table A-VI/3

  • Control fire fighting operations aboard ships
  • Organise and train fire parties
  • Inspect and service fire detection and fire extinguishing systems and equipment
  • Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire

The course will include videos, group discussions, trainer led presentations, donning of fire safety suits, use of different types of fire extinguishers, hose techniques, search and safe movement techniques, casualty handling, situation command and control, ship safety considerations, breathing apparatus wears in both smoky and hot environments within the fire training module.

Delegates will be assessed throughout the course with a short written exam upon completion.

Trainer to delegate ratio of 1:24 for theory elements and 1:4 for practical.

The STCW requirement for refresher training at 5-yearly intervals must be met or sufficient onboard evidence must be provided. 

Upon completion of the course you will be presented with the original certificate.

We can arrange flights from anywhere in the world, local accommodation and even airport transfers for course delegates.

Course Availability

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