ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING COURSE

ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING COURSE

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Course objectives

Course Objectives

  1. Introduction ,Safety and principles.
  2. Fire hazards , prevention measures
  3. Fire fighting Organisation- Role play
  4. Training of Seafarers.
  5. Maintenance of all portable and fixed equips.
  6. First aid
  7. Tackling fires in various areas –Port/At Sea/ DD
  8. Fire Investigation and Reporting
  9. Fire process hazards
  10. Evaluation and Assessment

This course is mandatory forEvery candidate for 

certificate of competency (deck and/or engine dept.) ; and

Seafarers designated to control fire fighting operations

Kindly switch off your mobile phones. 

ROUND COLLAR ‘T’ SHIRTS  NOT ALLOWED IN CLASS ROOMS.


ELIGIBILITY

Eligibility

  • Has completed approved basic training or instruction in fire prevention and fire fighting as per (STCW Code A-VI/1-2)
  • Age :> = 18 years
  • Sea service: >= 12 months ; OR
  • Pre-Sea Training and  > = 6 months Medically fit
  •   6 MONTHS SAILING  EXPERIENCE

Timing

CLASS TIMINGS: 

III SESSION = 13:45 TO 16:45 hrs. [if 

IV SESSION = 17:00 TO 19:30 hrs.

MEDICALS

MEDICALS

  • Valid Medical fitness certificate by DGS approved doctor is required for doing the course 
  • Doctor is available in HIMT to do medicals 
  • Please complete your medical on first day
  •  Doctor is available between 4:30 and 5 pm Monday to Friday (in ground floor)

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PRACTICALS - Reporting at HIMT

PRACTICALS - Reporting at HIMT

  • Practical shall be conducted USUALLY ON TUESDAY- WILL BE CONFIRMED BY FACULTY DURING 3 O’CLOCK BREAK TIME
  • All students should report at 06:00 in the morning, as the bus will leave at 06:15 to mock up.
  • Attendance compulsory.  Any absenteeism shall be compensated, by attending the missed out session in the subsequent AFF course with 10% extra fees.

PRACTICALS - Reporting at HIMT

  • Boiler suits and Safety shoes are compulsory for the practical class
  • However for the convenience of Candidates  a few boiler suits are available for Hire.
  • Washing charges will be levied

Day-1 session 1 Learning Objectives

  • To Understand the Following Items
  •  Introduction ,Safety and principles
  • Theory of fire:
  • condition for fire
  • Principles of fire fighting, 
  • Properties of flammable material
  • Classification of fires and appropriate extinguishing agents

  • This course  goes further than what should have been learnt in the FPFF course.
  • As far as theory is concerned, even the senior most officers onboard  need not do any course beyond AFF.
  • In this course basic principles will be explored further
  • Scenarios of fire will be covered in detail
  • More advanced practicals  will be conducted
  • Fire fighting organisation and drills will be covered
  • Fixed fire fighting systems  will be covered in detail

  • Please remember your learning will continue onboard your vessel.
  • Take particular interest in drills conducted onboard

  • How is fire onboard a vessel different from fire ashore?
  • What are the particular difficulties faced while fighting a fire in a ship?
  • Fires on ships are not frequent
  • Most fires are minor and are usually put out quickly
  • A few fires become massive and cause immense damage and sometimes loss of life and serious injuries

Ship’s fire

A container ship fire

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