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Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting

105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP

  • Price: GBP (£)215 (Inc VAT if applicable)

Course Details

  • School Red Ensign Training Ltd
  • Location 105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP
  • All Dates Please contact us for dates and availability
  • Duration 1 day(s)
  • Accommodation Included No

Course Outline

An exciting mix of theory and practical scenarios with a major focus on “command and control”, this course is aimed at crew appointed to control fire-fighting operations and officers who wish to qualify for a Certificate of Competency.

This 1-day course is run subject to minimum numbers.


Content & Objectives

This course will include

Theory of combustion

Fire behaviour, fire prevention & classification of fire

Fire Fighting organisation

Incident command, control & communication techniques

Compartment fire fighting techniques

The containment of fire

Machinery space fire fighting

Fixed fire fighting systems

Classification of ship’s structure

Fire detection equipment and investigation


Liaison with Fire & Rescue Services

Ship stability

Fighting and search and rescue scenarios

Major focus on “command and control”

Learning Mode

This course is a theory course at our training centre in Cowes.

Useful Information

Entry Requirements

You should be over 18 years of age and be in possession of an existing STCW Advanced Fire Fighting certificate to take advantage of the reduced price for the refresher training.

at least 6 months sea time on a merchant vessel

proof of completed STCW Advanced Fire Fighting training (in the last 5 years) – please refer to the Manila amendments (MSC.1/Circ.1560)

a good level of fitness

If you require accommodation during the course we are now able to offer our own exclusive on board accommodation whilst you are training with us.

MV Sea Trident is moored alongside our training establishment in Cowes.

Offered on a full board or B&B basis, cabins with either a shared communal washroom or a shared en-suite (subject to availability). Please check availability by calling us on 01983 294088 or email.


This course is included within the cost of our STCW Refresher training however if you would like to book the stand-alone course of 1 day’s training, the cost for this course would be £215.00 inc VAT. With accommodation would be £265.00 inc VAT.

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Red Ensign Training Ltd

105, Medina Village, Bridge Road,, Cowes, Isle of Wight, PO31 7LP

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