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Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting Refresher

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    1 Day

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Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting Refresher


During the course delegates will gain and demonstrate to a level of competence on fire prevention
and firefighting. The delegate will acquire a knowledge on taking appropriate measures for the
safety of personnel and of the ship and to use fire appliances correctly. Delegates will also have a
knowledge of fire prevention.

Target Group

This courses is aimed at seagoing personnel in any capacity as part of the mandatory STCW


All delegates must be in possession of a valid seafarer medical certificate issued by an approved
medical practitioner.



Course Contents

Concept and application of the fire triangle to fire and explosion
Types and sources of ignition
Flammable materials commonly found onboard and fire hazards
Organization of shipboard firefighting
Location of fire appliances
Fire spread and fire detection
Classification of fires
Selection of fire appliances and equipment
Precautions for and use of fixed installations
Use of breathing apparatus