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Manage Firefighting and Fire Prevention Activities on Board a Vessel Skill Set

State ID: GAA45

This module is an extension of the Basic Fire Fighting unit, and is designed to extend the knowledge and skills of the student, sufficient for the person to perform effectively as a key member of an on-board command fire fighting team.

  • Management of shipboard fire prevention techniques
  • Coordination of tactical fire fighting methods
  • Use/maintenance of fire fighting equipment
  • Fire detection material


  • Students must have obtained an AMSA approved Basic Fire Fighting before attending the Advanced Fire course (please provide a copy of your Basic Fire Certificate on the first day of class)
  • AMSA requires that you have FOUR (4) MONTHS BREAK between completing the Basic Fire course and attending the Advanced Fire course. (Contact AMSA for clarification if required, ph: 9430 2100)

This course is  approved by AMSA for the issuance of the following certificate upon successful completion of the course:

  • Advanced Fire Fighting meeting the requirements of STCW Reg VI/3 and Code Section A-VI/3, Table A-VI/3

Please note:

  • Your position will not be confirmed until payment has been received.
  • Course positions are limited. Practical component conducted at ERGT Jandakot. 100% attendance is required.
  • Minimum dress standards apply to campus and ERGT Jandakot attendance: ie closed in shoes be worn (no sandals, thongs or bare feet), neat casual attire.
  • It is not acceptable for clothing displaying pictures and or/messages likely to cause offence to others
  • It is a requirement that men be clean-shaven for the practical components conducted at ERGT Jandakot. Facial hair can affect the sealing capability of the face mask

2020 Dates

Monday 4 May 2020 - 3 days at Fremantle campus, 1 day at ERGT Jandakot 

Monday 23 November 2020 - 3 days at Fremantle campus, 1 day at ERGT Jandakot 

Course cost: $2340

Delivery location, important dates and study options

This course will be offered with a blended, flexible delivery model to enable social distancing measures to be undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic. This approach may include a mix of online and classroom based delivery, as well as practical and work experience placements. Lecturers will provide specific instructions to their student groups on how training will be undertaken.

All year round

Fremantle - May and October 2020



Duration 3 days
Where Fremantle
How Part Time
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