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: .8 use of breathing apparatus for fighting fires and effecting rescues

Condition Behavior Standard

When dressed in a fire fighter’s outfit (without gloves on), given a self- contained breathing apparatus and asked to demonstrate one of the proper donning methods for self-contained breathing apparatus,

the candidate demonstrates one of the proper donning methods for self- contained breathing apparatus.

Note 1

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

The candidate demonstrates the proper donning of a self-contained breathing apparatus using one of the following methods:

  1. Off the wall;
  2. Partner assist (must demonstrate both roles: assisting and being assisted);
  3. Coat swing; or,
  4. Over the head, The candidate must achieve a proper fit of the unit with no loose or incorrect strap connections, and perform a user seal check.

MMA Method

In order to satisfy NVIC 08-14 Task 3.8.A , MMA students must:

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment FF-2SBA Don and use a self-contained breathing apparatus