Basic and Advanced Firefighting
Duration - 40 Hours
Commonwealth Of Dominica Approved
This Basic and Advanced Firefighting course is designed around three days of theory in the classroom and two days of practical field training. During the first three days of theoretical lectures, students will gain knowledge of all elements of shipboard firefighting. Two days of fieldwork will put students’ theoretical knowledge to use fighting actual fires. A trainee successfully completing this course will, in the event of a fire on board ship, be well informed to take command, organize the personnel effectively, and control the firefighting operations. Students will use those techniques in which he/she has been trained to be able to take part in firefighting operations.
The trainee will have knowledge on the theory and science of fire and will be knowledgeable in all methods of firefighting and firefighting equipment. Students will also have acquired knowledge of fire prevention and the ability to inspect and maintain the fire extinguishing systems and equipment.