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Basic Firefighting is a two day course and is part of Sea School’s STCW Basic Training (formerly Basic Safety Training) course. Day one is a classroom setting and will cover:

  • Fire Theory
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Detection
  • Ship Fire Fighting Organization
  • Fire Fighting Methods and Required Drills

The second day is spent at a fire training facility. Students will don fire fighting gear with SCBA’s. They will extinguish fires, rescue “victims” by using blind egress, and other Coast Guard required exercises pertaining to shipboard fire control.

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