STCW Advanced Fire Fighting

STCW A-VI/3, Advanced Training in Fire Fighting

Duration: Three days
Location: Upinniemi
Target group: Deck and engine officers
Admission requirements: STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting A-VI/1-2

STCW Advanced Fire Fighting is a 3-day training course for vessel officers. The first day includes iteration of fire extinguishing techniques and extinguishing exercises using different methods. On the second day, the trainees brush up on the operating principles and maintenance of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). During the day they carry out search, rescue, and extinguishing exercises. At the end of the course, the trainees prepare an extinguishing and rescue plan that is implemented in an exercise on operation and leadership.

Open courses for individual participants are available in Finnish. Registration links are on our Finnish pages. Courses in English are available for groups on request. Non-Finnish citizens are required to apply for an access pass to Upinniemi garrison area.

Enquiries: Tarja Juola, Training Coordinator.