STCW Basic Training and Advanced Fire Fighting Courses

Cabras Marine Corporation (CMC) is proud to announce the completion of four maritime training courses held at our Maritime Training Facility between April 17th and May 10th:
1. Basic Training
2. Basic Training Refresher
3. Advanced Fire Fighting
4. Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher

The STCW Basic Training course provides instruction and practical training in relevant safety skills necessary to work onboard a vessel in a variety of different roles with designated duties. The course qualification comprises of modules such as personal survival training, firefighting, first aid and CPR, personal safety and social responsibility, and proficiency in security awareness. This course is required by almost every employer in order to ensure that everyone working onboard had the basic safety skills and knowledge in order to provide a safe working condition and respond to emergency situations and conditions. This course is considered a minimum entry requirement for anyone who wishes to work in the commercial sector of the maritime industry. STCW stands for the “Standards of Training and Certification of Watchkeeping” as determined by the International Maritime Organization (IMO).

The Advanced Fire Fighting Training Course is designed to provide to the student a training experience that combines formal classroom instruction with practical exercises and hands-on shipboard fire fighting procedures and tactics practical training and assessment. The following topics are covered in this course: control firefighting operations aboard ships, organize and train fire parties, inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment, and investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire. The practical assessment portion of this course covers the following:
1. Firefighting procedures on board and in port: organization, tactics, and control.
2. Use of water for firefighting, the effect on ship stability, precautions and corrective procedures.
3. Communication and coordination during firefighting operations.
4. Ventilation control, including smoke extractor.
5. Control of fuel and electrical systems.
6. Management and control of injured persons.
7. Strategies and tactics for control of fires in various parts of the ship.

DUNS Number: 855022141

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