This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved course emphasizes hands-on training that provides you with the skills necessary to effectively participate as a member of an emergency response team aboard a merchant vessel or offshore facility. The objective is to provide both unlicensed and licensed personnel with thorough training and hands-on practice in the techniques of marine firefighting.
This course satisfies the training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-2 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code and 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 11.205(1)(2); the Basic Firefighting training requirements of 46 CFR 11.205(g) and 11.401(g)(1) for a license; and the Firefighting training requirements of 13.207, 13.307(a), 13.407, or 13.507 for any tankerman endorsement.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.
TopicsChemistry of fire +Fire behavior and classification +Fire detection systems +Fire hose and nozzles +Fire party organization +Fire prevention +Firefighting equipment +Fixed fire extinguishing systems +Foam Application +Portable extinguishers +Protective clothing +Search and rescue +Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus
- Maritime and offshore petroleum industry personnel.
Continuing Education & Professional Credits
Tuition must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.
- course materials
- protective clothing
Does not linclude
Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.
Please click on "details" above for individual class pricing.
Classes are conducted in Building #71
Brayton Fire Training Field
1595 Nuclear Science Road
College Station, Texas
The Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local hotels.
- Monday - Tuesday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Registration by phone
Contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or by fax at (979) 845-3831.