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About this course

Following the government’s guidance, from 4 April we will not be requiring delegates to undertake any testing before attending their course. However, it is strongly recommended that face coverings are worn when in enclosed spaces and where social distancing is not possible. There may also be some courses which still require additional PPE - this will be provided as appropriate.

While the requirement for testing has been relaxed, we ask that students/delegates only attend their course if they are fully well to do so - this is to ensure that fellow students/delegates and staff are protected and courses can continue to run.

If you have any issues or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us by email at warsash.admissions@solent.ac.uk.

This course is designed to give seafarers essential education and training in fire fighting and operations on board tankers (oil, chemical, or liquefied gas) to meet the knowledge, understanding and proficiency requirements set out in STCW Tables A-V/1-1-1 and A/V/1-2-1 for oil and chemical tankers and liquefied gas tanker cargo. 

What you'll learn

Tanker fire fighting is a half-day all practical course at our fire ground. It uses on board equipment and fixed systems in dealing with a range of different fire types likely to occur on tankers.

By the end of the course you will be expected to carry out the initial actions on discovering a fire; describe the use of fixed deck fire fighting equipment, including dry powder and foam; and demonstrate the use of portable fire fighting foam equipment, amongst other objectives. 

Prerequisites

To attend this course you must have successfully completed STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting training.

Please see our Covid-19 statement and guidance for those attending maritime training and certification courses and exams at Warsash Maritime School and Solent University.

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Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course.

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email warsash.admissions@solent.ac.uk.

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08.30 - 17.00 Monday to Thursday
08.30 - 16.30 Friday

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