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STCW Basic Safety, Advanced Fire Fighting, First Aid, Security, Update Training, and Other Maritime Training Programs in Southampton & Worldwide

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Established in 1991, Fire-Aid Academy is a part of Fire-Aid International provides Emergency Preparedness Training to the global maritime industry. The facilities in United Kingdon are located at Hythe, Southampton with worldwide training facilities at Barcelona Spain, Istanbul Turkey, Skopje Macedonia, and Shanghai China. Fire-Aid International specializes in the supply of fire tender vehicles to both private and commercial enterprises on a worldwide basis.

The purpose built new facility in Southampton is set up to be as real to life on ship giving students a sense of what life will be like at sea. Set at the end of a pier on a large football pitch size pontoon within Southampton Water. With the extensive training simulator and highly qualified Maritime Firefighting Instructors, Fire Aid International delivers world leading training.

Fires can be produced simulating multiple types including - Oil fires, Bilge fires, Flange fires, Electric motors, Trash bin fires, Cooking pot fires, Electrical computer equipment fires, and Storage room fires. Fire Aid Academy also provides bespoke on-board Emergency Preparedness Training to the global superyacht industry.

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Training Programs


STCW Basic Safety Training (5 days)

STCW Advanced Fire Fighting (4 days)

  • Fire Theory
  • Control Fire Fighting Operations Aboard Ships
  • Organize & Train Fire Parties
  • Inspect + Service Fire Detection & Fire Extinguishing Systems + Equipment
  • Investigate & Compile Reports on Incidents Involving Fire

First Aid Courses

Security Training

Update Training

  • Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats

Other Maritime Courses

  • Shipboard Safety Officer Course
  • Proficiency for Ship Security Officers Course
  • Human Element and Leadership Management (Operational)
  • Proficiency in Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety & Hull Integrity for Ro-Ro Passenger Ships
  • Proficiency in Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety and Hull Integrity for Ro-Ro Passenger Ships
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats (PSCRB)
  • Training on Passenger Ships

Other Programs

  • Fire Marshall/Awareness
  • Confined Space
  • Industrial Fire Fighting
  • Team Building
  • Risk assessments
  • Health & Safety services

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