Basic Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-53)

MAR001 - 16.00 Hours


  • Details
    8/27/2018 - 8/28/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  114
  • Details
    9/10/2018 - 9/11/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  115
  • Details
    10/8/2018 - 10/9/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  116
  • Details
    10/22/2018 - 10/23/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  117
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    11/12/2018 - 11/13/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  118
  • Details
    12/3/2018 - 12/4/2018
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  119

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or to get the latest schedule.


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.


Chemistry 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

Suggested Audience

  • Maritime and offshore petroleum industry personnel.

Continuing Education & Professional Credits

    Other Information


    Tuition must be paid prior to or on the first day of class unless other arrangements have been made.

    Tuition includes

    • course materials
    • protective clothing
    • lunch

    Does not linclude

    • Lodging 

    Course dates and fees are subject to change without notice.

    Please click on "details" above for individual class pricing.

    Class Location

    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.



    Contact Information

    Kirk Richardson

    Training Manager
    Phone: 9798451158 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

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