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MCA Approved STCW Maritime Safety and Fire Fighting Training in Canterbury UK

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Located at Canterbury in Kent UK, Fire Security Provides safety training in Confined Space, MCA accredited fire fighting, breathing apparatus, crisis management and human behavior, fire safety awareness training, fire warden and fire risk assessment plus many more. The approvals include - City & Guilds, MCA, BAFE, and BSEN ISO 9001. They also deliver bespoke breathing apparatus training and are providers of general fire safety awareness and fire warden courses.

The fire services include the supply, fitting and servicing of fire extinguishers and accessories, fire alarms, safety signs and the hire of fire protection equipment. Additionally, The also offer a comprehensive fire and training consultancy service to companies in the South East, and the rest of the UK. The training facility is located in the South East at the ex-Mines Rescue Station for the Kent coalfield.

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Training Programs


STCW Maritime Courses

  • Enclosed Space Entry Training: Enclosed space entry requirements have been set out in The Merchant Shipping (Entry into Dangerous Spaces) Regulations since 1988 and more recently in IMO Resolution A.864 (20) Recommendations for entering enclosed spaces aboard ships (adopted on 27 November 1997).
  • Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF) - MCA Accredited: This one day course is approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) as meeting the requirements of the new STCW 2010 amendments. Seafarers who have an advanced fire fighting certificate must have documentary evidence of either completing the training course or updating their training within the last 5 years by 1 January 2017.
  • Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (FPFF) - MCA Accredited: This one day course is approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) as meeting the requirements of the new STCW 2010 amendments. Seafarers who have the FPFF certificate must have documentary evidence of either completing the training course or updating their training within the last 5 years by 1 January 2017.
  • Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting and Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting - MCA Accredited: This two day course amalgamates the two required STCW fire fighting Updating courses into one course.  The delegate therefore benefits from achieving both STCW updating qualifications over the two days, with practical elements interspersed with the classroom lessons throughout the course.
  • Fire Fighting and Fire Prevention (FFFP) - MCA Accredited: This 3 day course is approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) as meeting the requirements for mariners laid down in Regulation VI/1, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/1, paragraph 2.1.2 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended. Successful completion of the course results in certification issued under the authority of the MCA.
  • Advanced Fire Fighting (AFF) - MCA Accredited: This four day course is approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) as meeting the requirements laid down in Regulation VI/1, paragraph 1 and Section A-VI/1, paragraph 2.1 of the STCW Convention and Code 1978, as amended. Successful completion of the course results in certification issued under the authority of the MCA.
  • Crisis Management and Human Behavior: This one-day course is approved by the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) as meeting the mandatory training requirement for senior officers and key personnel on ships carrying passengers, as specified in the IMO STCW Code Sections A-V/2 & 3 paragraphs 1, 3 and 5. The course also has application in other maritime sectors, such as port passenger terminal personnel, river cruising vessels and offshore platforms. 

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