Duration: 4 days
This course aims to provide the training in advanced fire fighting in accordance with Section A-VI/3 of the STCW Code. The emphasis of the training is in organization, tactics and command.
This syllabus covers the requirements of the STCW Convention Chapter VI, Section A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in advanced fire fighting, a trainee will be competent to take command, organize and train fire parties and control fire-fighting operations. The seafarer will have acquired a knowledge of fire prevention and an ability to inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment. He will also be able to investigate and report on incidents involving fire.