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STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting

Project Description

STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF)

Course Duration: 18 hrs

£ 375 + VAT per student

The course includes tea/coffee and complimentary lunch.

The course is to provide seafarers with the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to carry out designated fire duties in accordance with international regulations. Candidates will develop a basic knowledge to take appropriate action for the safety of personnel of the the ship and to use appliances correctly.

On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting certificate, accredited by the UK Maritime & Coastguard Agency (MCA).

STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF) Learning Objectives:

This course is divided into three sections:

Day 1 Theory Session

  • Fire theory
  • Fire prevention
  • Equipment available on board vessels
  • Shipboard fire-fighting, drills and procedures

Day 2 and 3 Practical

  • Extinguishers
  • Breathing apparatus competency
  • Actions within a smoke and heat environment
  • Search and Rescue techniques
  • Extinguish small and extensive fires using various mediums

Entry Requirements

There are no formal educational requirements to undertake this course, although all participants must be 16 years or over. Some aspects of this course are physically demanding. We therefore require all students to complete a physical declaration form.


Candidates are assessed by examination and practical demonstration.

Upon booking individuals will receive comprehensive joining instructions and details of our recommended local hotels all of which offer a preferential rate for Colossal students.
Please contact us and a member of our team will be happy to assist you further.


Next Courses:

19th – 21st June 2019

31st July – 2nd August 2019

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