Tanker Firefighting Training

Tanker Firefighting Training

Under the new STCW2010 requirements for training and certification, Tanker firefighting operations has come into operation.


Seafarers who have an STCW Fire Prevention and Firefighting Certificate or be in the process of completing it.

Course content

This is a theoretical and practical based course it is designed to give Seafarers the essential education and training in firefighting and operations on board tankers (oil, chemical, liquefied gas) meeting the knowledge, understanding and proficiency (KUP) requirements set out in Tables A-V/1-1-1 and A/V/1-2-1 in for oil and chemical tankers and liquefied gas tanker cargo.

Learning Outcome

By the end of the training the candidate will be able to carry out firefighting operations on board tankers.
•    They will be able to describe typical tanker fire response and firefighting organisation and procedures
•    Identify the special hazards associated with cargo handling and transportation of hazardous and noxious liquids and liquefied gases in bulk
•    Carry out the initial actions on discovering a fire
•    Describe the correct firefighting agents used to extinguish oil, chemical and liquefied gas fires
•    Describe the use of fixed deck firefighting equipment including dry powder and foam
•    Demonstrate as a team member use of the deck foam monitor and use of a deck dry power installation
•    Demonstrate and use portable firefighting foam equipment
•    Demonstrate spill containment in relation to firefighting operations

How is the course assessed?

Assessment will be in the form of oral questioning and group work and a final written exam.

MFRS Supply

•    Tuition (theory & practical)
•    PPE
•    Equipment
•    Certification
•    Course Handout


Certificates will be awarded to all students successfully completing the course.
Certificated to Table A-V/1-1-1 and A-V/1-2-1 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended.



Course Length
1 Day

09.00 - 16.00

Training & Development Academy Storrington Avenue Croxteth Liverpool L11 9AP

£140 + VAT per delegate

Alternative dates avaiable upon request.

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