Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation
Course 192

This 1-day (8-hour) Advanced Firefighting Re-validation course is designed to meet the training and assessment requirements of crew members who are designated to control fire fighting operations.

Preparing for Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation

Course Description

This 1-day (8-hour) Advanced Firefighting Re-validation course is designed to meet the training and assessment requirements of crew members who are designated to control fire fighting operations.

Successful completion of the course will satisfy the Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation requirements of the STCW, as amended, Section A-VI/3 and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1), and 11.303(d), provided that the mariner has at least 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years.; AND the equivalent of Tasks 1.3.A, 1.5.A, 2.1.A, 2.1.B, 3.1.A, 3.1.B, 4.1.A, 4.1.B, and 4.1.C from NVIC 09-14, Advanced Fighter Fighting.

Prerequisite: A successfully completed USCG approved Advanced Firefighting course.

Subjects Include:

  • Fire-fighting procedures at sea and in port, with particular emphasis on organization, tactics and command
  • Communication and co-ordination during fire-fighting operations
  • Ventilation control, including smoke extraction • Control of fuel and electrical systems
  • Management and control of injured persons
  • Use of water for fire extinguishing, the effect on ship stability, precautions and corrective procedures
  • Fire-fighting process hazards (dry distillation, chemical reactions, boiler uptake fires, etc.)
  • Fire fighting involving dangerous goods
  • Fire precautions and hazards associated with the storage and handling of materials (paints, etc.)
  • Procedures for coordination with shore-based fire fighters
  • Preparation of contingency plans 
  • Composition and allocation of personnel to fire parties
  • Strategies and tactics for control of fires in various parts of the ship
  • Fire-detection systems; fixed fire- extinguishing systems; portable and mobile fire extinguishing equipment, including appliances, pumps and rescue, salvage, life-support, personal protective and communication equipment
  • Requirements for statutory and classification surveys
  • Assessment of cause of incidents involving fire


1 day class in Fort Lauderdale

Required Materials

None.

 

Testimonials

I enjoyed the format of the AFF classroom portion. It provided a scenario that was realistic and allowed myself to brush up on skills not normally used.
Andrew, Friday March 2020
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation
Just a comment. I was looking forward to more schooling and the drive to Ft Lauderdale. The young lady at the front counter was so happy, smiling and her attitude made the start of the day refreshing and uplifting. With the knowledge of the instructor that I received .. I left there extremely pleased and I will be back and will def pass along my feelings to others. Great Job and Thanks for everything.
Douglas, Friday June 2019
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation
Very good class great instructors
Christopher, Friday May 2019
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation
You guys are by far the best there is in the industry hands down, that's why I travel across the country to come here. I know what to expect.
Randal, Friday June 2018
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation
This school has a reputation, where I work in the Gulf oil patch, as being one of the best run schools and I have to agree with that assessment.
Jonathan, Friday March 2018
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation
Great class, excellent instructors you would be hard to improve this class. The instructors are real fire fighters and knew there material very well
Thomas, Friday March 2018
Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation