Advanced Fire Fighting Training 5 day - STCW approved

Marine 5 Day Advanced Fire Fighting Course

CMSE Training is a leading provider of STCW Marine Fire training.  Our extensive training facilities are located near to Cork Airport and Ringaskiddy port for ease of access by our international and local clients.  See our video for more information on our fire centre.  Private course enquiries welcome.

CMSE Training is approved by the Irish Department of Transport to deliver the 5 day STCW Fire Training at our facility in Cork.  Attendees typically come from Ireland, the UK and all over Europe.  Our training team is made up of experienced professional fire brigade trainers and our courses include REAL FIRE situations. All equipment and PPE is supplied.

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Scheduled Course Venues and Dates:


CMSE Fire Training Centre, Cork

Next Public Course Date:

To be out soon…

Private Course Enquiries Welcome


€950 (no VAT to pay!)

Duration: 5 Days

Assessment: Examined during practical session and complete a written examination.
Accreditation: Department of Transport Approved and Full CMSE Training Certification.

Course Objectives

The purpose of our course is to improve the marine fire fighting competency of all attendees. Our training is delivered by experienced fire brigade trainers. The course is very hands-on with REAL fire situations. Full fire equipment supplied to course attendees.

Target Audience

Sea farers with a responsibility to respond to a fire situation onboard a ship.

Course Contents

  • The theory of fire
  • Cause of fire on ships
  • Basic fire prevention
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Rescue techniques
  • Practical session including live fire fighting scenarios
  • Theory of combustion
  • Hydrocarbon fires
  • Fire hazards and risks
  • Protective clothing
  • Fire hose and fittings
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Suppression systems
  • Search procedures
  • Ship fire fighting
  • Fire investigation

The five day course also includes modules on:

  • Confined space entry
  • Command and control
For addition info on STCW compliancy please visit the STCW Website

FÁS Funding may be available for Training Courses where applicable.

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