1/C Advanced Firefighting

Course Description

Final component of training for Basic and Advanced Marine Firefighting certification (Table A-VI-3). Instruction in shipboard firefighting tactical hazards, fire party drills and organization and hazardous materials. Advanced practical training in the shipboard fire simulator at the Barnstable training site.

This course consists of two hour lecture, and 8-hour practical.

Learning Objectives

Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the following STCW elements:

Demonstrate proficiency in the following skills:


  1. Shipboard firefighting and tactical hazards
  2. Fire party organization and drills
  3. Fighting fires involving hazardous materials.
  4. Fire investigation
  5. Testing and servicing shipboard fire and alarm systems.

Other objectives

1* Gains an advanced knowledge of tactical hazards and techniques.

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