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 Prerequisites

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

  • A Basic Fire Fighting Certificate (issued by an AMSA approved training provider); or
  • An overseas STCW Advanced 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 in order to successfully complete the course and qualify for the issue of the course certificate.

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)
    November, 22-25, 2018 | Launceston, TAS | $2,000
    February, 7-10, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $2,000
    March, 23-26, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $2,000
    July, 11-14, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $2,000
    September, 12-15, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $2,000
    November, 2-5, 2019 | Launceston, TAS | $2,000

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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