Advanced Fire Fighting (STCW A-VI/4-1)

The Advanced Fire Fighting is a component module of the MCA Chief Mate (Yachts less than 3000gt) certification. The course builds on basic fire knowledge, awareness and safety procedures on board. It includes elements of command and control together with the importance of stability and ship integrity. The course is structured around a number of practical searches, rescue techniques, casualty evacuation practices and live fire exercises.

STCW Course Prerequisite experience:

Hold a Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW A-VI/1-2) certificate.

Six months must have elapsed since completing the Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW A-VI/1-2) course.

Course Duration:

4 Days

Training towards:

Chief Mate (Yachts less than 3000gt)

Examination and assessment:

The course is examined by continual assessment. This course is based on the Merchant Navy Training Board Syllabus approved by the MCA.

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  • Our hassle free, all-inclusive packages leave you to focus on your studies
  • Full board, twin occupancy en-suite accommodation on our 3.5 acre waterside campus
  • ‘In between’ nights’ are included if you book consecutive courses*
  • More than a 9-5 training provider – evening and weekend access to our classrooms and resources
  • Flexible and extensive course scheduling
  • On-site bar, open every evening – great for socialising and networking

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