STCW Advanced Fire Fighting (VI/3) – 1 950 UAH / REFRESHER COURSE – 1 360 UAH

Course Name:

Advanced Fire Fighting Course



This course contains practical and theory sections in proportion of 35:65. The Aim of the course is delegates will learn and demonstrate to a prescribed level of competence all aspects of :

  • Fire Theory,
  • Control firefighting operations aboard ships,
  • Organize and train fire parties,
  • Inspect and service fire detection and fire extinguishing system and equipment,
  • Investigate and compile reports on incident involving fire.

Course overview:
This course is part of the training for deck and engineering officers who wish to qualify for a Certificate of Competency and crew who are designated to control firefighting operations. It covers firefighting procedures at sea and in port with particular emphasis on organization, tactics and effective command including liaison with shore-based firefighters. It also covers topics such as ventilation control, hazards involving dangerous goods and the effects of firefighting water on ship stability. A variety of practical exercises involving fighting fires of different types and intensity are included.

Entry Standards:
Delegates must have successfully completed a Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (Section A-VI/1-2 of the STCW Code) or Basic Safety for all seafarers.

N.B. There are physical aspects of this training.

4 Days. The course is a full 4 days program and attendance for the whole duration of the course is essential in order to be deemed competent.

Refresher Course Duration:
2 Days. The course is a full 2 days program and attendance for the whole duration of the course is essential in order to be deemed competent.

The Instructor meets you at 0830 in the Hall of Academy . Two coffee breaks. Please arrive in good time for your training course and allow an  extra 10 minutes for check-in on the first day. Late arrival will cause inconvenience for others.

KMSTC, (Kherson State Maritime Academy – 20, Ushakova av. Kherson, Ukraine) Delegates will be registered in the Academy hall.

Drug and alcohol policy:
Alcohol cannot be consumed on KMSTC premises. In the opinion of management, if a participant is under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol, then management shall remove that person from KMSTC premises. Notification to the person’s employer may be made if the employer paid for the course.

Some of the courses may involve a degree of physical and mental stress.   Therefore delegates will be required to present valid Medical Examination.

Optional. KMSTC management may assist you in booking a hotel. (Hotel fees will be covered by participants)

Items to Bring:
Form of Valid Government Issued identification, with photograph (passport / driving License / Government Card etc). Valid certificate of Basic Safety Training or Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (Section A-VI/1-2 of the STCW Code)
Attire – change of clothing, towel, underclothing and socks of non-synthetic materials and long sleeves.

Special Requirements:
Please inform us if you have any special requirements for your training with us here at KMSTC, for example (physical, religious, dietary requirements) we will assist where necessary.
You may do so by contacting KMSTC by email, phone or calling in prior to training, your requests will be treated in confidence.

Participants will demonstrate/explain/identify their level of knowledge, skills and understanding through oral and/or written questioning and practical activities by our qualified facilitators. Students are assessed on their ability to successfully control firefighting operations.

Complaints and Appeals:
All trainees who find themselves deemed ”Not Yet Competent” have the right to appeal that decision. All appeals shall be directed, in writing, to the Administrator who will support your appeal process. Where participants believe that they have been treated unfairly, unruly or unjust by any member of staff whilst attending a KMSTC run course, or whilst having contact with KMSTC, they should express their concerns in writing with assistance from the administrator.

Cancellations and refunds:
KMSTC will safeguard fees paid by customers in advance. Customers who have paid in advance for training will be entitled to a full refund in the event of withdrawing five working days prior to training. Those customers who withdraw from training less than five working days prior to the training will be given the opportunity to enroll on alternative dates.

Approval: Approved by Ukraine Administration.