Marine Firefighting for Landbased Firefighters

MAR006 - 32.00 Hours

Description

This course provides municipal fire departments and industrial fire brigades training specific to the marine environment and utilizes scenario-based, live-fire exercises to apply the knowledge and skills gained during the course.

Organizations whose fire protection responsibilities include marine facilities and vessels will benefit from this program.

This course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class for your organization, please contact Emergency Services Training Institute at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

This course provides municipal fire departments and industrial fire brigades training specific to the marine environment and utilizes scenario-based, live-fire exercises to apply the knowledge and skills gained during the course.

Organizations whose fire protection responsibilities include marine facilities and vessels will benefit from this program.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • For field exercises, TEEX will provide participants PPE compliant to the Level 4 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.
  • Participants are required to participate in hands-on activities utilizing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and therefore must be clean shaven while attending class. Facial hair must not be present where the SCBA mask seal contacts the skin. Mustaches and normal sideburns are permitted.
  • For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend a minimum of 80% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. During the course, your instructor will review any additional attendance requirements, for example a field exercise that cannot be missed.

Recommended

Physical Recommendations 

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

Legal issues+Marine environment+Roles and responsibilities+The role of the U.S. Coast Guard+Unified command (ICS)+Utilization of resources+Vessel construction+Vessel familiarization+Vessel systems+Cargo hazards+Vessel stability

Suggested Audience

Members of municipal fire departments or industrial fire brigades whose fire protection responsibilities include marine facilities and vessels.

Other Information

Class Location and Travel Information 

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.

Registration Questions

If you have trouble registering through the online registration system, contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu.

Contact Information

Kirk  Richardson

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-1158 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

IND016+MAR001+MAR001NFPA 1081 Industrial Exterior Fire Brigade Training+Basic Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-53)+Basic Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-53)NFPA 1081 Industrial Exterior Fire Brigade Training+Basic Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-53)+Basic Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-53)NFPA 1081 Industrial Exterior Fire Brigade Training+Basic Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-53)+Basic Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-53)

Policies

TEEX Policies


Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu
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