Basic Marine Fire Fighting | 3 Day Course | CMSE Training

Basic STCW Marine Fire Fighting Training Course (3 day)

CMSE Training is a leading provider of STCW Marine Fire training – basic and advanced.  Our Fire centre is near to Cork Airport and Ringaskiddy port for ease of access by our international and local clients.  Our instructors are full-time fire brigade trainers with extensive marine experience.  See our video for more details on our fire centre.  We also provide PRIVATE courses – enquire below.

CMSE Training is approved for basic AND Advanced STCW Fire Training at our Cork facility.  We have delivered courses to hundreds of sea-going personnel from Ireland, UK and all over Europe.  Our training includes REAL FIRE situations.  See details of our Advanced Fire Course using the link below.  For full suite of STCW courses click here >> Training


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Scheduled Dates

Scheduled Courses: This course is only available as a private course. Contact us on 1850 315 415 or email for more details.
Duration: 3 Days
Assessment: Includes both theory and practical examinations.
Accreditation: STCW Basic Marine Fire Fighting (issued under the authority of the Department of Transport).

Course Objectives

This course will cover:

  • The theory of fire
  • Cause of fire on ships
  • Basic fire prevention
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Rescue techniques


Target Audience

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

Course Contents

  • 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
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Search and rescue procedures
  • Fire prevention
  • Ship fire fighting
  • Fire investigation


Technical Employment Support Grant (TESG) Funding may be available for Training Courses where applicable.

For more Information

Call +353 21 4978100, Email or Send a Quick Enquiry below.

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