1735 | Basic Fire Fighting
Course Number: 1735
Course Length: 16 hours, In-Person
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 20
Basic Fire Fighting Course
- Picture ID on first day of class
- Long pants
- Closed toe shoes, or safety shoes
- An extra T-shirt is required for the Fire Field
Required Course Tools:
No tools required for this course
Any applicant who has successfully completed our Basic Fire Fighting (MIDATL-53) course will satisfy:
- Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per STCW Code Section A-VI/1; and all the Basic Fire Fighting assessments in NVIC 08-14.
- Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(2) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(2);
- Basic Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.201(h)(2) [Basic only] and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(3); and
- The fire fighting requirements for a national tankerman endorsement in 46 CFR 13.201(c)(3), 13.301(c)(3); 13.401(d) and 13.501(c)(3).
This course will provide the student with the knowledge and experience to handle shipboard fires and emergencies.
The student will be instructed in the behavior of fire, prevention and suppression techniques and equipment. The student will be instructed in the safe use of respirators, fit testing of respirators, and the application of this training to firefighting and other hostile environments.
This course is designed to give the student the necessary skills to minimize the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness for combating shipboard fires. This Firefighting Course will also provide hands on training with the equipment utilized at this facility and the equipment found on various vessels operating at this facility.
A trainee successfully completing this course will be enabled to react in a correct manner in the event of an outbreak of fire, to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship, and to use the fire appliances correctly. The student will also be able to state and demonstrate that he has acquired knowledge and skills, which, in some instances, will enable the student to identify and correct defects and thus prevent fire from occurring.
Call 757-464-6008 to Schedule Class
Check-in Time Starts at: 7:00 a.m.
Class Starts at: 8:00 a.m.
Why Come to Norfolk, VA
MAMA Trains is located in a huge resort area. There is so much to do in our town. There are two main industries in our area. The US Navy and Tourism. There are family-friendly attractions and excellent night-life activities. We have some of the best restaurants in America and Virginia Beach is often on lists such as the safest places to live and best places to visit. Check out our attractions while you are here.
Need Help Traveling Here?
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