Course Number : 1737
Course Length : 16 hours

Minimum Class Size : 2
Maximum Class Size : 18

Price: $500.00

Please bring the following items when you report for class:

  • Picture ID on first day of class
  • Long pants
  • Closed Toe Shoes, or Safety Shoes, No Sneakers or Athletic footwear, Please
  • Socks and
  • An extra T-shirt


Any applicant who successfully completes the Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher (MIDATL-697) course will satisfy the Advanced Fire Fighting training requirements of Section A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, as amended 2010 and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1), and 11.303(e). 

The objective of this course is to meet the requirements of Advanced Fire Fighting training requirements of 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1), and 11.303(e) while providing our personnel and the required firefighting training at an easily accessible and convenient location. This syllabus covers the requirements of the Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended Chapter VI, Section A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3. On meeting the minimum standard of competence in advanced fire fighting, a trainee will be competent to:


  • Control fire-fighting operations aboard ships

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency

  • Fire-fighting procedures at sea and in port, with particular emphasis on organization, tactics and command
  • Use of water for fire-extinguishing, the effect on ship stability, precautions and corrective procedures
  • Communication and co-ordination during fire-fighting operations
  • Ventilation control, including smoke extraction
  • Control of fuel and electrical systems
  • Fire-fighting process hazards (dry distillation, chemical reactions, boiler uptake fires, etc.)
  • Fire fighting involving dangerous goods
  • Fire precautions and hazards associated with the storage and handling of materials (paints, etc.)
  • Management and control of injured persons
  • Procedures for coordination with shore-based fire fighters


  • Organize and train fire parties

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency:

  • Preparation of contingency plans
  • Composition and allocation of personnel to fire parties
  • Strategies and tactics for control of fires in various parts of the ship


  • Inspect and service fire-detection and fire extinguishing systems and equipment

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency

  • Fire-detection systems; fixed fire-extinguishing systems; portable and mobile fire-extinguishing equipment, including appliances, pumps and rescue, salvage, life-support, personal protective and communication equipment
  • Requirements for statutory and classification surveys


  • Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency

  • Assessment of cause of incidents involving fire


Upcoming Course Dates:

04/18/2017 - 04/19/2017

05/30/2017 - 05/31/2017

06/20/2017 - 06/21/2017

07/25/2017 - 07/26/2017

08/22/2017 - 08/23/2017

09/05/2016 - 09/06/2017

10/10/2017 - 10/11/2017

11/28/2017 - 11/29/2017

12/19/2017 - 12/20/2017

Class Start Times:

Day Classes: 8:00 a.m.

Night Classes:  4:00 p.m.

Check-in Time Starts at:

7:00 a.m. for Day Classes

3:00 p.m. for Night Classes


If you have a PayPal Account, pre-payment for classes via PayPal will make your check-in time shorter and easier. 

Required Course Tools:
1. No tools required for this course


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