The course complies all requirements of the STCW Convention Chapter VI, Sections A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3 of the SCTW Code, as well as covers all subject areas recommended by IMO Model course 2.03 “Advanced Training in Fire Fighting”. The course is certified by Latvian Maritime Administration.

The Training course covers the following topics:

  • Introduction, safety and principles;
  • Areas of fire hazard;
  • Fire precautions;
  • Dry distillation;
  • Chemical reactions;
  • Boiler uptake fires and exhaust fires in prime movers and auxiliary exhausts;
  • Fires in water-tube boilers;
  • Tactics and procedure of fire control while ships is at sea;
  • Tactics and procedure of fire control while ships is in port;
  • Tactics and procedure of fire control while ships is carrying dangerous goods;
  • Tactics and procedure of fire control for oil, chemical and gas tankers;
  • Use of water for fire extinguishing, the effect on stability, precautions and corrective procedures;
  • Communication and co-ordination during fire-fighting operations;
  • Ventilation control including smoke extractor;
  • Control of fuel and electrical systems;
  • Fire precautions and hazards associated with the storage and handling of materials (paints etc.);
  • Management and control of injured persons;
  • Procedures for co-ordination with shore-based fire fighters;
  • Preparation of contingency plans;
  • Composition and allocation of personnel to fire parties;
  • Training of seafarers in fire-fighting;
  • Fire control plans;
  • Organization of fire and abandon ship drills;
  • Strategies and tactics for control of fires in various parts of the ship;
  • Fire alarms;
  • Fire detection equipment;
  • Fixed fire-extinguishing equipment;
  • Fire main, hydrants, hoses, nozzles and pumps;
  • Portable and mobile fire extinguishing equipment including appliances;
  • Firefighter’s outfits and other personal protective equipment;
  • Rescue and life support equipment;
  • Communication equipment;
  • Requirements for statutory and classification surveys;
  • Fire investigation and reporting;
  • Trainee’s experience of fires on ships;
  • Documented reports on fires on ships and lessons learned.

CENA - 350 €
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