Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention (STCW A-VI/1-2)

About the course

The Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention course deals with the necessary precautions to minimise the risk of fires aboard ship. It examines how fires are caused and the first means of extinguishing them.

The aim of the course is to give seafarers the essential education and training in fire fighting and fire prevention, particularly focusing on:

Training towards

Please note, you can also do this module as part of the STCW Basic Safety Training course rather than individually.


This course has both a written and practical assessment.


This course contains some exercises that are physically demanding. Any candidate unsure of their fitness for such activities should consult their doctor.

What’s included

Includes all food and accommodation.

Dates and pricing

Please contact UKSA for dates and prices on +44 (0)1983 203001

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STCW Maritime Fire Fighting & Fire Prevention Training Course

This Maritime Fire Fighter training course is part of the mandatory basic safety training for all seafarers with designated safety duties. It deals with the precautions needed to minimise the risk of fires, how fires are caused and how to extinguish them.