• Basic Firefighting

BASIC FIREFIGHTING 

STCW95 - Basic Fire Fighting 
 
Fire-Fighting - A-VI/1-2 states that delegates will be able to: 
 
Minimise the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire 
Fight an extinguish fires 
 
 
To be able to minimise the risk of fire delegates must have, knowledge, understanding and proficiency in the following: 
 
Shipboard fire-fighting organisation 
Location of fire-fighting appliances and emergency escape routes 
The elements of fire and explosion (the fire triangle) 
Types and sources of ignition 
Flammable materials, fire hazards and spread of fire 
The need for constant vigilance 
Actions to be taken on board ship 
Fire and smoke detection and automatic alarm systems 
Classification of fire and applicable extinguishing agents 
 
To be able to fight and extinguish fires delegates must have, knowledge, understanding and proficiency in the following: 
 
The fire-fighting equipment and its location onboard 
Fixed installations 
Fire-fighters outfits 
Personal equipment 
Fire-fighting appliances and equipment 
Fire-fighting methods 
Fire-fighting agents 
Fire-fighting procedures 
Use of breathing apparatus 
 
 
The examination process of this training will be obtained via ongoing assessment on completion of approved instruction during our course. This will include practical demonstrations in units, which provide truly realistic training conditions (e.g. simulated shipboard situations). Please note; some of this training will also be conducted in darkness. 
 
On completion of the training you will be able to: 
 
Use various types of portable fire extinguishers 
Use self-contained breathing apparatus 
Extinguish smaller fires, e.g., electrical fires, oil fires, propane fires 
Extinguish extensive fires with water, using jet and spray nozzles 
Extinguish fires with foam, powder or any other suitable chemical agent 
Enter and pass through, with lifeline but without breathing apparatus, a compartment 
Fight fire in smoke-filled enclosed spaces wearing self-contained breathing apparatus 
Extinguish fire with water fog or any other suitable fire-fighting agent in an accommodation room or simulated engine-room with fire and heavy smoke 
Extinguish oil fire with fog applicator and spray nozzles, dry chemical powder or foam applicators 
Effect a rescue in a smoke-filled space wearing breathing apparatus 
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