Course Number: 1807
Course Length: 8 hours
Minimum Class Size:  2
Maximum Class Size:  18
Price: $370.00

Any applicant who has successfully completed your Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation (MIDATL-777) course will satisfy the Advanced Fire Fighting training revalidation requirements of STCW Code Section A-VI/3 and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1) and 11.303(d), provided that the mariner has at least 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years; AND Tasks 1.3.A, 1.5.A, 2.1.A, 2.1.B, 3.1.A; 3.1.B, 4.1.A, 4.1.B and 4.1.C from NVIC 09-14, Advanced Fire Fighting.

This course is intended for mariners who have already taken an Advanced Fire Fighting course, have accumulated 365 days of sea time within the past five years, and are renewing their license needing a current certificate to provide evidence of meeting the regulatory requirements cited previously.

The objective of this course is to meet the requirements of Advanced Fire Fighting training requirements of 46 CFR and the Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping as amended Chapter VI, Section A-VI/3 and Table A-VI/3. This course covers the requirements to meet the minimum standard of competence in advanced fire-fighting and the 46 CFR requirements noted above. Upon successful completion, a trainee will be competent to:

Competence Control fire-fighting operations aboard ships

Knowledge, understanding, and proficiency
• Use of water for fire-extinguishing, the effect on ship stability, precautions and corrective procedures
• Fire-fighting involving dangerous goods

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

Competence Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire