Fire Fighting - Advanced

Course also known as:Advanced Fire, AFF

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to respond effectively as a key member of the on board command fire fighting team.

Fire Fighting - Advanced provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to respond effectively as a key member of the on board command fire fighting team and manage shipboard fire prevention, coordinate tactical fire fighting and use and maintain fire fighting and fire detection equipment carried on merchant vessels.

Course Entry Prerequisite

Please note the following prerequisite is for entry onto the course and evidence must be provided upon enrolment:

  • STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Certificate

Certification

The following certificate will be issued by AMC to participants who successfully complete* the course:

  • Advanced Fire (AMSA approved) meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/3 and Code Section A-VI/3, Table A-VI/3

*100% attendance, full participation and completion of all practical exercises is required.

Australian residents who successfully complete this course will also receive a Statement of Attainment for MARF011 Manage firefighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel. MARF011 is a nationally recognised unit of competency under the Australian Maritime College (RTO ID 60131).

AMSA Information

AMSA approved, in accordance with Marine Order 71 to 73.


  • Duration: 4 days
  • AMSA Approved Course
  • Course Options: (GST exempt)
    January 28-31, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $2,050
    March 21-24, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $2,050
    July 20-23, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $2,050
    September 10-13, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $2,050
    October 17-20, 2020 | Launceston, TAS | $2,050

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The AMC Search Advanced Fire course was professionally run by contemporary and experienced lecturers and facilitators merging theoretical and practical firefighting.

Roger King, TMC Marine