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Basic Firefighting (STCW)
Overview: The Basic Firefighting course is part of the STCW program. Seafarers designated to participate in firefighting operations will be given 16hrs of training in techniques for fighting fires.
Course Length: 16hrs | CFR Reference: Successful completion of this course will satisfy: (a) The training requirements of 46 CFR 10.205 (I)(2) and Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-2 of the STCW Code; and (b) the basic fire fighting training requirements of 46 CFR 10.205 (g) and 10.401 (g)(1) for a license; and (c) the fire fighting training requirements of 46 CFR 13.113(d)(2)(i)(A) or (B), 13.201 (e), 13.301 (e), 13,401 (d), or 13.501 (e) for any tankerman endorsement
Course Price: $415
Required By: United States Coast Guard for STCW-95 Endorsement
Course Objectives: Upon completion of Section A-VI/1-2, Basic Firefighting, the student will be familiar with and able to:
Prerequisites: These courses are intended as basic training for seafarers employed or engaged in any capacity onboard ship as part of the ship's complement with designated safety duties in operation of the ship. There are no particular educational requirements. All trainees must be certified by a doctor to be in good health.
Written Exam: A minimum written test score of 70% is required. Students that fail the test will undergo remediation and be allowed 1 retest. A second failure requires repeating the course before they may test again. Students must satisfactorily perform hands-on evolutions as required by U.S. Coast Guard assessments.
Retraining: Student is responsible for retraining every 5 years.
Location: Only offered at our Lafayette location.
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