Firefighting Centre

Hands-on training in modern marine fire-fighting techniques

Hands-on firefighting training

The Australian Maritime College Fire Fighting Centre is located at Bell Bay, 40km north of the main Newnham campus.

Staffed by experienced officers and equipped with a wide range of modern fire fighting equipment, the centre is used to provide students with hands-on training in modern marine fire fighting techniques.

Specialised areas provide for fighting liquid and gas fires, fires in helicopters, as well as fires within ships’ superstructures using self-contained breathing apparatus.

Trainees receive both theoretical and practical training at the centre.

Courses

AMC Search provides fire fighting training at the fire fighting training centre to marine industry personal in a range of courses. All our AMSA continued competence revalidation and refresher courses include time at the centre.