Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting trains participants in the operation of fire fighting equipment and makes them aware of the fire fighting arrangements and the actions to be taken in the event of a fire on board ship.
This course is one of the components required to obtain an AMSA issued Certificate of Safety Training (STCW Reg VI/1), the mandatory minimum qualification required to serve on board vessels in international waters.
The online theory component is delivered through the University of Tasmania's learning management system, MyLO. The course requires a reasonable internet connection and a webcam to complete the assessment.
The online theory components consist of the following theory module:
Please note – the online theory learning and assessment will take approximately 7 hours to complete and will need to be successfully completed at least 2 working days prior to attending AMC for the practical components.
The on-campus practical component consists of the following module:
The following AMSA approved certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete* the course:
*100% attendance, full participation in practical exercises and successful completion of all online theory assessments is required.
Australian residents who successfully complete this course will also receive the following Statement of Attainment:
MARF035 is a nationally recognised unit of competency under the Australian Maritime College (RTO ID 60131).
Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) as meeting the requirements laid down in the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW).
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