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Course Title: ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING

Duration: 7 Days

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:
  • Introduction
  • Safety rules
  • Stcw requirements
  • Theory of fire
  • Condition of fires
  • Properties of flammable materials
  • Fire hazard & spread of fire
  • Classification of fire
  • Chemistry of combustion
  • How it works
  • Extinction of fire
  • Marine sources of ignition
  • Accommodation
  • Engine room
  • Gally
  • Machinery
  • Boilers
  • Cargo
  • Portable fire extinguisher
  • Types of extinguisher
  • Fixed fire fighting instl.
  • Types of system
  • Operations
  • Service & maintenance
  • Fire detectors
  • Maintenance of fire fighting equipments
  • Hydrants & hose, nozzles
  • Portable extinguishers
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Principal
  • Operations
  • Shipboard fire fighting & stability
  • Training
  • Command
  • Control
  • Communication
  • Principal
  • Operations
  • Fire fighting in different types of ship
  • General cargo
  • Ro-ro
  • Tankers
  • Search & rescue
  • Casualty handling
  • Practical fire fighting
METHOD:

Combination of classroom lecture-presentation and discussion reinforced with case studies.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

The course is mandatory for all deck officers prior issue of class-3 deck.

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A certificate of course completion shall be issued to those who shall satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements. Certificate of Proficiency is issued by the Department of Shipping on completion of an oral test.