Advanced Fire Fighting
This course is part of the training for deck and engineering officers who wish to qualify for a Certificate of Competency and crew who are designated to control firefighting operations.
It covers firefighting procedures at sea and in port with particular emphasis on organisation, tactics and effective command including liaison with shore-based firefighters. It also covers topics such as ventilation control, hazards involving dangerous goods and the effects of firefighting water on ship stability.
A variety of practical exercises involving fighting fires of different types and intensity are included. Students are assessed on their ability to successfully control firefighting operations.
Pre-requisite Experience: Basic Fire Fighting, 6 months’ sea time
Duration: 4 days
Examination: Continuous theoretical and practical assessment
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Skill level All level
- Language English
- Students 1
- Assessments Yes