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2 days: Basic Marine Fire Fighting

The course aims to give all persons intending to go to sea a basic induction and knowledge of the ways in which fires are caused and the precautions to be taken to minimize the risk of fires on board ships. Assessment is by direct observation, oral questioning and a written examination. There is no entry requirement for this course.

Course Content:

  1. The identification of probable cause, nature and extent of injuries is prompt, complete and conforms to current first-aid practice
  2. Risk of harm to self and others is minimized at all times
  3. Treatment of injuries and the patient’s condition is appropriate, conforms to recognized first-aid practice and international guidelines