STCW Fire Prevention and Firefighting
This course aims to provide the training for candidates to provide STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting in accordance with Section. A-VI/1 of the STCW Code. On successful completion of the course, a trainee will be competent to take appropriate measures for the safety of personnel and of the ship and to use fire appliances correctly. The trainee will also have a knowledge of fire prevention.
NFCI Castletownbere, Co Cork
NFCI Greencastle, Co Donegal
Persons working in the seafood industry or public service.
National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Castletownbere, Co. Cork.
National Fisheries College of Ireland (NFCI), Greencastle, Co. Donegal.
This course is delivered over 3 days.
Classroom based theory in fire awareness and practical exercises in firefighting, hose, and BA work.
On successful completion of the course the student is awarded a STCW Fire Prevention and Firefighting Certificate in accordance with Section A-VI/1 of the STCW Code. The certificate is issued by BIM on behalf of the Department of Transport.
Fire Fighting drills include:
1. students are exposed to heat and live fire scenarios using breathing apparatus
2. students climb up and down ladders and through crawl spaces
3. students are exposed to confined spaces
All students will be asked to sign a health declaration on commencement of the course.
This certificate is a mandatory condition for the issue a Deck or Engineering Certificates of Competency.
Student assessment will be daily, based on participation in practical modules as required. The student will complete practical assessments and a written exam on the final day.
Additional information will be provided in the joining instructions letter.