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This course is designed for personnel working on sea vessels who require the Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) or Standards of Training and Certification for Watchkeepers (STCW) issued by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). This course is one of the four short course requirements for the AMSA issued CoST. The individuals attending the course will range from new/inexperienced workers to experienced workers from the Maritime and Oil and Gas industries.
This training provides the skills and knowledge required by seafarers to prevent and respond to fires on board a vessel. This applies to seafarers working in the maritime industry requiring a CoST.
DURATION 3 days LOCATIONS
Perth, Darwin & Melbourne
The STCW standard for Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (Table A VI/1-2) outcomes include the ability to:
- Minimise the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire
- Fight and extinguish fires
The expected learning outcomes for this Nationally Recognised Training unit MARF008 Prevent and fight fires onboard a vessel are:
- Actively prevent fire
- Prepare response to fire
- Combat fire
- Complete post-fire activities
RECOMMENDED SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE
Upon successful completion trainees will be issued with an AMSA Basic Safety and Security Awareness Training in:
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Reg VI/1 and Code Section A-VI/1, Table A-VI/1-2)
Trainees will also be issued with a Statement of Attainment in:
MARF008 Prevent and fight fires onboard a vessel
REVALIDATION It is an AMSA requirement to successfully revalidate Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Code A-VI/1-2) every 5years.
STRUCTURE & ASSESSMENT
This course is a combination of theory and practical training in a simulated workplace setting. The focus is on developing skills and knowledge regarding Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting in a maritime setting. Assessments will occur in both the training room and simulated workplace environment/s. Trainees must demonstrate satisfactory outcomes against all assessment criteria to be deemed competent. Guidance for conducting assessments is included in the Lesson Guide and assessment resources for this course.
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