This course provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to respond effectively as a key member of the on board command fire fighting team. You will learn to manage shipboard fire prevention, coordinate tactical fire fighting, and use and maintain fire fighting and fire detection equipment carried on merchant vessels.
Location - Cairns: Great Barrier Reef International Marine College, 55-61 Tingira Street, Portsmith
Dates: 20 May 2019 5 August 2019 9 December 2019
Hours of Study: 4 days, Monday - Thursday
(8.30am – 4.30pm)
Full Fee: $1,850.00
For information on funding or to enrol, call 1300 308 233
ASQA Training Package
Please note that course dates and fee structures are subject to change.
Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel
Students must have obtained an AMSA-approved Basic Fire Fighting certificate or an overseas Advanced Fire Fighting Certificate before attending the Advanced Fire course (please provide a copy of your Basic Fire Certificate to GBRIMC before course commencement).
AMSA requires that you have a four month break between completing the Basic Fire course and attending the Advanced Fire course. (Contact AMSA for clarification if required on 1300 857 484 or +61 2 6279 5000.)
Assessment will include written tests and practical demonstration of skills.
Advanced Fire (AMSA approved) meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/3 and Code Section A-VI/3, Table A-VI/3.
For information on funding or to enrol, call 1300 308 233.
For course information, call (07) 4041 9813.
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GBRIMC reserves the right to cancel the course if insufficient enrolments have been received by seven days prior to commencement of course.
Any fees paid for cancelled courses will be refunded in full.