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
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.
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.
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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