Advanced Firefighting

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ROTC offers the Advanced Firefighting Course in accordance with STCW ’78 as amended and IMO Model Course 2.03

  • Distribution of tasks and responsibilities;
  • Communication;
  • Leadership (fire team and overall leadership);
  • Obtaining information/ assessment of the situations/ decisions;
  • Cooperation with shore firefighting organization during marine;
  • Firefighting regarding hazardous substances;
  • Techniques regarding optimal ventilation management;
  • Latest developments about fire extinguishers and technology;
  • Analysis of incidents with a fire on board of ships;
  • Practical exercises with specific attention to the overall direction and fire team management and correct implementation of procedures;
  • Stability;
  • Maintenance management and fire detection equipment.

Prior to participating in practical exercises participants must either:

  • Possess an operator approved medical certificate, or
  • Undergo medical screening by completing an appropriate medical screening form provided by ROTC;
  • Basic English comprehension skills.
Duration & Start Date

The course duration is 4 days. Please contact ROTC for the course schedule.


Please contact us for further details.

Additional Information
  • Training is provided in Portuguese and/or English;
  • Courses will be executed at the premises of ROTC in Pemba, courses may also be executed in-company or at an alternative training location;
  • Accommodation could be arranged onsite at ROTC Pemba;
  • Participants successfully completing the course will receive a ROTC Certificate of Proficiency.