Advanced Firefighting

STCW-AFF

Programme Overview Programme Overview

On successful completion of this programme, the learner will receive an STCW Advanced Fire Fighting Certificate which enables the learner to obtain an endorsement from second hand full certificate to Skipper Limited


Programme Information Programme Information

Next Programme Dates

17 – 21 May 2021 NFCI, Castletownbere, Co Cork

 

Who is this Programme for

Learners will be working in the seafood industry or public service

 

Location(s)

National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Castletownbere, Co. Cork

National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Greencastle, Co. Donegal

 

Duration

The course is delivered over 5 days

Directed hours:  29

 

Training Methodology

Classroom theory in fire awareness, firefighting, the control of firefighting teams, co-ordination of search and firefighting teams in practical exercises using breathing apparatus (BA)

 

Certification

International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW)

On successful completion of this programme, the learner will receive a STCW Advanced Firefighting Certificate which is essential for the learner who wishes to obtain an endorsement from Second-Hand Full Certificate to Skipper Limited and is also a necessary ancillary course for obtaining a Skipper Full (Fishing) Certificate of Competency

 

Entry Requirements

 

Progression

This course is an essential ancillary course for learners wishing to obtain a Skipper Limited Certificate of Competency (Fishing) or Skipper Full CoC (Fishing)

 

Assessment

Continual assessment and written exam

Fees

€950

Grant Aid

Funding applications are invited on the  BIM grants portal.

 


For more information contact

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Cork)

Castletownbere, Co Cork

National Fisheries College of Ireland (Donegal)

Greencastle, Co Donegal