NVIC Method

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STCW Competence Knowledge, Understanding, and Proficiency

Fight and extinguish fires.

FF-X2.2 Fire fighting equipment and its location on board: .7 fire fighting procedures

Condition Behavior Standard

When presented with one or more small fires ,

the candidate utilizes the appropriate extinguisher (water, CO2, foam, dry chemical, or dry powder, etc.) and demonstrate correct firefighting procedures.

Note 1

Indicates a BT revalidation component to be demonstrated in Coast Guard approved training. See Enclosure (1), paragraph 2 (b)

The candidate correctly demonstrates fire fighting procedures for one or more small fire(s) by doing all of the following:

  1. Selecting proper class fire extinguisher;
  2. Employing safe tactics (standing up-wind), and making effective application of agent (for example, aimed at base of flames; and
  3. For foam, building up blanket) to fully extinguish the fire before the agent is exhausted.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 08-14 Task 3.7.A , MMA students must:

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment FF-2PFE Use various types of portable fire extinguishers to extinguish smaller fires.