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The Combined Marine Firefighting course emphasizes hands-on training to provide you with the skills necessarry to effectively lead an emergency response team aboard a merchant vesel or offshore facility.

This course is designed to train seafarers in minimizing risk, maintaining state of readiness, and extinguishing shipboard fires. It combines both classroom and practical fire-field exercises in full turnout gear with live burns.

Successfully completion of this course will satisfy the following requirements:

  1. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per STCW Code Section A-VI/1;
  2. Advanced Fire Fighting per STCW Code Section A-VI/3;
  3. Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.302(a)(2) and 46 CFR 12.602(a)(2);
  4. Basic and Advanced Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 11.201(h)(2) and 46 CFR l 1.201(h)(3);
  5. Advanced Fire Fighting per 46 CFR 1 l .303(a); and
  6. Firefighting requirements for a national tankerman endorsement in 46 CFR 13.201(c)(3), 13.301(c)(3); 13.401(d); and 13.501(c)(3).

Course Curriculum:

  • Fire Prevention and Safety:
  • Firefighting Strategies and Procedures
  • Firefighting Methods
  • Firefighting On-Deck and Various Types of Ships
  • Maintenance and Inspection of Fire Protection System and Appliances
  • Firefighting Drills
  • Casualty Management

The Benefits of Learn America’s Blended/Online Industry Recognized Credentials:

  • Flexible course enrollment

  • Interactive online program proctored by industry experts

  • Affordable and convenient with volume license discounts for corporate customers

  • USCG approved certificate of completion issued upon successful program completion