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Tanker Fire Fighting

About this course

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.

Tanker fire fighting is a half day all practical course utilising 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 delegates 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, 

Delegates attending this course must have completed the STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting course. 

How to book

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

Telephone: +44 (0)23 8201 5004 

Normal office hours are (UK time):
Monday - Thursday: 08.30 - 17.00
Friday 08.30 - 16.30

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 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

Your joining instructions will tell you which campus your training will take place at - please read carefully and take note.

Course availability and booking

Date Places Fee Book
Monday 6 January 2020 No £190 Enquire
Monday 20 January 2020 No £190 Enquire
Monday 9 March 2020 No £190 Enquire
Monday 18 May 2020 No £190 Enquire

Course information

Teaching methods



Completion of STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting course.