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STCW – A-VI/3
Advanced Fire Fighting. Theoretical and practical course that enables the student to control and coordinate firefighting operations on board, with emphasis on organization, tactics and command. And it instructs you to handle the different types of extinguishers, hoses and types of spears, fire hydrants and self-contained breathing apparatus. Also, at the end of the course, will be trained to act in cases of fire of solid, liquid and gaseous fuels, rescue victims and fires in electrical panels among others.
NOTE: To process the Certificate of Advanced Fire Fighting you must present your Basic Safety Training Certificate, in force.
The course is aimed to captains, officers and crew with specific duties and assigned responsibilities in relation to cargo or cargo equipment in the vessel and in general to the personnel that is part of the intervention teams of emergency plans on board.
STCW course endorsed in Spain by the DGMM and is supported by the International Maritime Organization (IMO). It is taught in Barcelona and Girona.
MODALITY AND DURATION
- 12 hours theoretical content.
- 12 hours practical content.
To obtain the certificate, attendance to both the theoretical and the practices is mandatory.
The certificate of competence in Advanced Fire Fighting has a validity of 5 years, after this time has to be updated by holding a competency maintenance course (refresher).
Escola Port | Formación Profesional del Mar, certified nautical school teaches the course of Advanced Fire Fighting in accordance with the STCW Convention.
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We are required to offer the course in spanish. If your spanish is limited, we can give you course supplies in English, and our teachers can assist you in english as well, so you can follow the class.