This syllabus covers the requirements of the 2010 STCW Convention and Code Chapter VI, Section A-VI/I. Upon meeting the minimum standard of competence in fire prevention and fire-fighting, a trainee will be qualified to take appropriate measures to ensure personal safety and the safety of the vessel while being able to use fire appliances correctly.

Course certificate

Upon successful completion of the course and demonstration of competency levels , a certificate may be issued certifying that the holder has met the standards of competence specified in Table A- VI/1-2 of STCW 2010.

Such a certificate may be issued only through centres approved by the administration


This model course aims to meet the mandatory minimum requirements for seafarers for familiarisation, basic safety training and instruction per section A-VI/1 of the STCW code.

Entry Standards

The course is open to all seafarers and prospective seafarers and should be completed prior to employment on a sea-going ship. All trainees must pass a medical examination certified by a doctor proving good health.

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