STCW Updated Proficiency in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention

STCW Updated Proficiency in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention

Price
£200.00 ex VAT

Duration
1 Day

Location
Glasgow

Certifying Authority
Maritime & Coastguard Agency

Next Available

27/05/22
£200.00 exc VAT

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STCW Updated Proficiency in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention Course Overview

STCW Updated Proficiency in Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention  is a one day course and involves theoretical and practical exercises involving the use of hoses, extinguishers and BA sets. It’s suitable for seafarers who already have an STCW certificate and are looking to update their skills in order to maintain the required standard of competence as set on in section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code. This course is required to be refreshed every 5 years.

Course Content:

Theoretical:

  • Fire theory
  • Causes of ignition
  • Onboard safety
  • The conditions required for fire
  • Methods to extinguish fire
  • The spread of fire
  • Classes of fire

Practical:

  • Carrying out the initial actions on discovering a fire
  • Identifying the environment
  • Correctly using portable and mobile fire extinguishers
  • The use of hoses, nozzles and hose equipment
  • Extinguishing different types of fire
  • Testing and using BA equipment
Entry Requirements:

Proof of completing the STCW Fire Fighting &am