Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF)

Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF)


This Advanced Fire Fighting course covers the mandatory competences and the required knowledge, understanding and proficiencies prescribed in Section A-VI/3, Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code. 

This requires a total of thirty-six (36) instructional hours to cover the topics enumerated in Part B - Course Outline.

Training Outcomes

To meet the minimum standard of competence for all trainees assigned to shipboard duties as required in Section A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, this course is designed to enable the trainees to successfully demonstrate the competences on Advanced Fire Fighting

Specifically, at the end of the course, the trainee must:  
  • control fire-fighting operations aboard ships;  
  • organize and train fire parties;  
  • inspect and service fire detection and fire extinguishing systems and equipment; and  
  • investigate and compile reports on fire incidents