Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher

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Price: $500.00
Course Number: 1737
Course Length: 16 hours, In-Person
Location: Norfolk, Virginia
Minimum Class Size: 2
Maximum Class Size: 18
 

Please bring Picture ID on first day of class

Course Description
STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Course

Any applicant who successfully completes the Advance Fire Fighter 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 Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher 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 Watch keeping 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:

Competence:
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

Competence:
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

Competence:
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.

Competence:
Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire

Knowledge, understanding and proficiency:
Assessment of cause of incidents involving fire

2021 COURSE DATES:

10/19/2021 – 10/20/2021
10/26/2021 – 10/27/2021
11/02/2021 – 11/03/2021
11/09/2021 – 11/10/2021
11/30/2021 – 12/01/2021
12/07/2021 – 12/08/2021

2022 COURSE DATES:

01/04/2022 – 01/05/2022
01/11/2022 – 01/12/2022
01/25/2022 – 01/26/2022
02/01/2022 – 02/02/2022
02/08/2022 – 02/09/2022
02/15/2022 – 02/16/2022
03/01/2022 – 03/02/2022
03/08/2022 – 03/09/2022
03/29/2022 – 03/30/2022
04/05/2022 – 04/06/2022
04/12/2022 – 04/13/2022
04/19/2022 – 04/20/2022
05/03/2022 – 05/04/2022
05/10/2022 – 05/11/2022
05/24/2022 – 05/25/2022
06/07/2022 – 06/08/2022
06/14/2022 – 06/15/2022
06/21/2022 – 06/22/2022
07/12/2022 – 07/13/2022
07/19/2022 – 07/20/2022
07/26/2022 – 07/27/2022
08/16/2022 – 08/17/2022
08/23/2022 – 08/24/2022
08/30/2022 – 08/31/2022
09/13/2022 – 09/14/2022
09/20/2022 – 09/21/2022
09/27/2022 – 09/28/2022
10/04/2022 – 10/05/2022
10/18/2022 – 10/19/2022
10/25/2022 – 10/26/2022
11/01/2022 – 11/02/2022
11/15/2022 – 11/16/2022
11/29/2022 – 11/30/2022
12/06/2022 – 12/07/2022
12/13/2022 – 12/14/2022

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.

We’re now offering USCG-Approved HYBRID Distance Learning for select Deck and Engine Room courses, allowing you to Learn Online and then Test In Person in Norfolk, Virginia.