Fire Fighting for Seafarers


The Basic Fire Fighting Certificate provides a solid elementary level of knowledge invaluable for anyone working in the maritime environment but is compulsory for anyone taking up employment at sea in the fishing industry.

Course content

The course gives a basic knowledge of Fire Prevention on board ship and how to deal with fires that may occur. The course is divided into two:

Theory session

  • types of fires
  • causes of fires

Practical session

  • equipment available on board vessels
  • servicing of equipment
  • use of equipment

Appropriate working clothes must be worn including a boiler suit for outdoor practical session.


SEAFISH Basic Fire Fighting Certificate

Cost: £170