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 presented with an extensive fire , with heavy smoke in an enclosed space, given jet and spray nozzles on a charged hose line, wearing a fire fighter’s outfit and a properly donned self-contained breathing apparatus, and asked to demonstrate the hose team leader procedures to extinguish the fire,

the candidate demonstrates the proper hose team leader procedures for extinguishing extensive fires.

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 all of the following hose team leader procedures for extinguishing an extensive fire:

  1. Selecting proper nozzle settings and advancing the hose line;
  2. Employing safe tactics (crouching low and approaching from upwind or with a clear exit path);
  3. Making effective application of water streams (using accepted motion(s) of nozzle); and
  4. Extinguishing the fire.

MMA Method

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

  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment FF-6SRF Extinguish a stateroom fire
  • Successfully complete MMA Assessment FF-4SF Extinguish a smoldering fire