ADVANCED TRAINING IN FIRE FIGHTING

This course covers training in firefighting and is based on the provisions of table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code.

Obtaining: 24 hours

Updating:    8 hours

Contents:

MODULE 1.CONTROL OF FIRE FIGHTING OPERATIONS . (Theory 3 hours)
MODULE 2.FIREFIGHTING  MANAGEMENT . (Theory 3 hours)
MODULE 3. INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE OFDETECTION AND FIRE FIGHTING  SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT . (Theory 3 hours)
MODULE 4.- RESEARCH AND RECORDING OF REPORTS ON INCIDENTS . (Theory 3 hours)
Practical contents: 10 hours.
Use of fire extinguishers.
Fire fighting foam, chemical gases and dust.
Handling fire hoses.
Simulation larger fires by use of water hoses involving one or more groups.
Use of the Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (ERA).
Strategies and tactics for fighting fires in different parts of the ship.
Development of contingency plans.