There will be theoretical elements to refresh your knowledge and understanding of the principles; fire ﬁghting procedures at sea and in port, with particular emphasis on organisation, tactics and command; communication and coordination during ﬁr e-ﬁghting operations; ventilation control, including smoke extraction. Also covered will be control of fuel and electrical systems, fire ﬁghting process hazards (dry distillation, chemical reactions, boiler uptake, ﬁres) and fire precautions and hazards associated with the storage and handling of materials. Management and control of injured persons and the procedures for coordination with shore-based ﬁre ﬁghters additionally are defined as learning outcomes.
For admittance to this theory course, seafarers must sign the self-declaration form as a pre-requisite to provide evidence of hot wears within the preceding five years at an MCA approved training centre. This form is distributed by the training provider.
Duration 4 hours