This course covers the mandatory training requirements for the issue of a Certificate of Proficiency in Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting as set out in Regulation VI/1 Section A-VI/1 Para 18.104.22.168 and 2.2, Table A-VI/1-2 of the STCW 1978, as amended.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency required to minimize the risk of fire on board, maintain a state of readiness, respond to emergency situations involving fires and fight and extinguish fires using the means available on board.
Participants for this course shall be:
Persons who have completed an approved training programme as a Cadet or Rating
Ratings who have approved shore experience, upon approval from the Shipping Office
Not less than 18 years at the time of commencement of the training programme
Service personnel who have a letter of approval from the Shipping Office
All participants should have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCW Reg. 1/9, Section A-1/9