This STCW Fire Prevention & Firefighting (FPFF) training provides the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to carry out designated fire duties on board a ship in accordance with international regulations.
The course is part of the basic training required for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity on board a 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.
Delegates will become competent in responding to emergencies on board a vessel by understanding the nature and risk of fire.
Delegates attending STCW Fire Prevention & Firefighting training will be able to:
- Understand the ways in which fires are caused
- Take precautions to minimise the risk of fire on ships
- Respond effectively when discovering a fire on board
- Take action to extinguish fires
- Hazards involved in fire at sea
- Fire prevention precautions
- Fire detection and raising alarms
- First-aid actions on discovery of a fire
- Duties of members and equipment
Delegates must be at least 16 years of age to be issued with a Certificate of Proficiency. However in exceptional circumstances, where a learner is physically able and fit, they may be able to complete the training course prior to her/his 16th birthday.
PLEASE NOTE: This course can also be booked as part of the STCW Basic Safety Training Package.