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Course Name:

Advanced Fire fighting course (5 day) STCW-95

Course Price:

€ 1150

Short Description:

5-day course during which students are exposed to live fire scenarios in the Fire Training Unit (FTU) where they apply their training and use fire fighting equipment to control the fire. A practical damage control element is also included.

Course Type:

STCW’95 & non STCW’95

Full Description:

Personnel on board a ship must be able to deal with incidents of fire while a ship is at sea. All mariners are trained in advanced fire fighting and fire prevention techniques. Students at NMCI are exposed to live fire scenarios in the Fire Training Unit (FTU) where they apply their training and use fire fighting equipment to control the fire. A practical damage control element is also included.

The fire fighting course includes:

•The theory of Fire
•Cause of fire on ships
•Basic Fire Prevention
•Breathing Apparatus
•Rescue Techniques


Participants on this course will understand:


•Theory of combustion
•Hydrocarbon Fires
•Fire Hazards and Risks
•Fire Prevention
•Protective Clothing
•Fire Hose and Fittings
•Fire Extinguishers
•Suppression Systems
•Breathing Apparatus
•Search Procedures
•Confined Space Entry
•Ship Fire Fighting
•Command and Control
•Fire Investigation
•Practical session including live fire fighting scenarios and Damage Control.

Items to bring:

When joining the course please bring the following items with you:

National photographic identification e.g. Passport or Driver's Licence, wash gear, towel, t-shirt, soft shoes, €1coin for safety locker, extra set of clothes, and a copy of your STCW-95 3 day Fire Fighting & Fire Prevention Certificate. This must be emailed to services@nmci.ie in advance of your course.

PLEASE NOTE: Students must be in possession of a valid Medical Certificate / ENG 11. All students will be asked to fill out a medical questionnaire before the course commences.

N.B.-On the commencement day of the course, please be in the Reception area of the NMCI by 8.30am.

For any queries please contact the admin team on + 353 21 4335609 or email services@nmci.ie