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Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher Course

Course Info

Duration 1 Day (7 hours)
Accreditation by Transport Malta

Course Description

Based on IMO Model Course 2.03, the Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher is designed for Emergency Response fire team leaders on board ships; this training helps refresh fire team leaders’ skills and gives adequate knowledge to a team leader to lead a fire team during a hazardous situation onboard involving the different fire situations.

Moreover candidates are updated with latest development concerning different classes of fires onboard and how various emergencies were dealt with.

A STCW Basic Safety Training Certificate, or;
A valid Certificate of Competence as a Deck/Engine Room Officer

Class Limitation
The Class Size is limited to twelve persons.


MaritimeMT will issue Transport Malta approved Certificate on the merit of full attendance and written assessment.

Course Structure

  • Theory of combustion.
  • Fire behaviour, fire prevention & classification of fire.
  • Control of Fires.
  • Compartment fire fighting techniques.
  • Inspection and maintenance of fire extinguishing substances, fire extinguishers and equipment.
  • Fire fighting drills, organize and train fire parties
  • Fire fighting command structure and leadership.
  • Awareness of dangerous goods and susceptible cargoes.
  • Search and recovery of casualties.
  • Machinery space fire fighting.
  • Fixed firefighting systems.
  • Fire men outfit and breathing apparatus.
  • Ship’s structure and Stability integrity.
  • Fire detection equipment and investigation.
  • Liaison with Fire & Rescue Services
  • Legislation
  • Accident report analysis.