STCW Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting Route 1
STCW 2010 Refresher Courses
STCW Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting Route 1 covers Section A-VI/3 of the STCW Code (paragraph 5) which states that ‘Seafarers qualified in accordance with paragraph 4 in advanced fire fighting shall be required, every 5 years, to provide evidence of having maintained the required standard of competence, to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities listed in column 1 of Table A VI/3.’
Please note, there are 2 routes for this advanced training:
Route 1 - can be taken by seafarers who hold an STCW Advanced Fire Fighting certificate and have maintained the required standard of competence through onboard training and experience for all competencies listed in the self-declaration form.
Route 2 - is available to seafarers holding an STCW certificate (or equivalent) but have not completed the required training on board ship.
The Route 1 course covers:
- Controlling fire operations on board ship
- Organisation and training of fire parties
- Inspection and servicing of fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment
Proof of completing the Advanced Fire Fighting training or equivalent as well as Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting training within the last 5 years is required.
Seafarers who have a previous Advanced Fire Fighting certificate and have maintained the required standard of competence by onboard training and experience for all competencies listed in the self-declaration form.
Delegates are requested to provide a signed self-declaration form as a pre-requisite to attending the reduced hours entry route of the STCW revalidation course which is provided to you as part of your joining instructions.
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