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Advanced Fire Fighting Updating (AFFU) - Blended Learning

Advanced Fire Fighting Updating (AFFU) - eLearning

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Description

This Advanced Firefighting Updating eLearning course provides learners with information about firefighting considerations, including: control of equipment and personnel; stability of the vessel during firefighting operations; assessing onboard and ashore requirements; control of systems onboard; managing dangerous goods, injured persons, and use of fixed systems on board.

This online course contains a mixture of interactive exercises, realistic scenarios and a real-life case study, using high quality graphics and imagery throughout. Multiple choice questions to assess competency are at the end of each module.

Description

This Advanced Firefighting Updating eLearning course provides learners with information about firefighting considerations, including: control of equipment and personnel; stability of the vessel during firefighting operations; assessing onboard and ashore requirements; control of systems onboard; managing dangerous goods, injured persons, and use of fixed systems on board.

This online course contains a mixture of interactive exercises, realistic scenarios and a real-life case study, using high quality graphics and imagery throughout. Multiple choice questions to assess competency are at the end of each module.

Issuing Authority

STCW approved by The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Issuing Authority

STCW approved by The Bahamas Maritime Authority

Learning Objectives

1. The learner understands the principles involved in controlling firefighting operations on board a vessel; Is proficient in knowledge on: how fires often start, spread and their consequences, methods of extinguishment, classification of fires and their respective strategies of extinguishment.

2. The learner is able to control firefighting operations aboard ship, and can thoroughly describe how to fight fires in accordance with recognised procedures, including: the correct use of portable fire extinguishers, mobile apparatus, hoses and nozzles on appropriate fire types. The learner understands fuel usage for different types of fires and how best to utilise their fuel. The learner must be proficient in team communication and cooperation. The learner is knowledgeable in firefighting procedures involving dangerous goods and injured persons.

3. The learner is able to: organise and train fire parties explain how to organise a fire party to implement emergency contingency plans promptly, and control firefighting operations in accordance with recognised procedures, including taking charge of a team and/or area of operation.

4. The learner knows how to inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment, including: personal protective equipment (PPE), rescue and life support equipment, and emergency escape breathing devices (EEBD).

5. The learner is able investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire, and can thoroughly assess causes of fires; Describe a typical fire investigation report highlighting key areas to be included; Compile a factual incident report to comply with statutory requirements.

Learning Objectives

1. The learner understands the principles involved in controlling firefighting operations on board a vessel; Is proficient in knowledge on: how fires often start, spread and their consequences, methods of extinguishment, classification of fires and their respective strategies of extinguishment.

2. The learner is able to control firefighting operations aboard ship, and can thoroughly describe how to fight fires in accordance with recognised procedures, including: the correct use of portable fire extinguishers, mobile apparatus, hoses and nozzles on appropriate fire types. The learner understands fuel usage for different types of fires and how best to utilise their fuel. The learner must be proficient in team communication and cooperation. The learner is knowledgeable in firefighting procedures involving dangerous goods and injured persons.

3. The learner is able to: organise and train fire parties explain how to organise a fire party to implement emergency contingency plans promptly, and control firefighting operations in accordance with recognised procedures, including taking charge of a team and/or area of operation.

4. The learner knows how to inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment, including: personal protective equipment (PPE), rescue and life support equipment, and emergency escape breathing devices (EEBD).

5. The learner is able investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire, and can thoroughly assess causes of fires; Describe a typical fire investigation report highlighting key areas to be included; Compile a factual incident report to comply with statutory requirements.

Prerequisites

Advanced Fire Fighting certificate, or equivalent

Prerequisites

Advanced Fire Fighting certificate, or equivalent

Certification

  • All units must be completed.
  • End of course assessment with an 80% pass mark.

Certification

  • All units must be completed.
  • End of course assessment with an 80% pass mark.

Revalidation

Every 5 years

Revalidation

Every 5 years

Price

£95 excl. VAT

Price

£95 excl. VAT

Dates

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