Course Info

This STCW course aims to maintain/update the seafarer’s ability to prevent fires and perform correct firefighting in the event of fire on the ship, which is required in accordance with STCW A Chapter. VI/1-2.


The course is conducted as theoretical and practical training at VIKING Safety Academy.


The seafarer must in a truly realistic training condition demonstrate the following: • Operate different types of portable fire extinguishing equipment • Don fire-fighter´s equipment and breathing apparatus correctly and conduct a buddy check • Proper use of breathing apparatus and the appropriate time of retrieval • Extinguish minor fires, such as electrical fires, oil fires, propane fires using portable extinguishers and fire blankets • Extinguish extensive fires with water, jet, and spray nozzles • Extinguish fires with foam, powder, or any other suitable chemical agent • Fight fire in a closed and smoke filled room, while wearing a breathing apparatus • Extinguish a fire with water spray or any other suitable fire extinguishing agent in a simulated accommodation or engine room filled with smoke • Extinguish an oil fire with CO2, spray nozzles, dry chemical powder, or foam applicators • Conduct a rescue in a smoke filled room wearing a breathing apparatus equipment

Target group

Seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board ship on the business of that ship as part of the ship’s complement with designated safety or pollution-prevention duties in the operation of the ship shall, before being assigned to any shipboard duties receive appropriate approved basic training according to STCW A-VI/1-2.

Practical Info



Lavrio, Greece

Items to bring

Valid certificate for initial STCW A-VI/1-2 training and personal ID with picture (passport/driver's license). Suitable clothes to wear under firesuit.


All delegates will be asked to complete a medical questionnaire prior to course start.




1 day.




Valid certificate for initial STCW A-VI/1-2 training and at least 1 year of seagoing service within the last 5 years


Certificate of Proficiency according to STCW


Revalidation to be conducted every five years.

€350.00 ex. VAT

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