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IADC Fire Fighting & Rescue Team Member Training for All Members of the Firefighting and Rescue Team on Mobile Offshore Unit (MOU)

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The IADC Fire Fighting & Rescue Team Member Training course is designed for personnel assigned to the fire fighting and rescue team. Its aim is to provide them with the theory and practice of firefighting, fire control and extinguishment as well as search and rescue activities on MOU’s.

The Fire Fighting & Rescue Team Member Training program is a Specialist Emergency Response Training and is for all members of the fire fighting and rescue team on a Mobile Offshore Unit (MOU).


Exemption is given personnel in possession of the following IMO STCW Course Certificate with current validity - Advanced Training in Fire Fighting

  • Duration: 5 days
  • Validity: 2 years
  • Prerequisites: Participants must be in possession of a valid medical and BIOS or FIOS certificate

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Fire Fighting & Rescue Team Member




IADC Fire Fighting & Rescue Team Member Program

Roles and Responsibilities

  • The role of the team during emergencies
  • Teamwork and response to alarms
  • Planning and implementing firefighting measures
  • Conducting Search and Rescue operations

Rescue Techniques

  • Search and Rescue Techniques
  • Closed containers and confined spaces
  • Elementary First Aid
  • Maintain effective communications
  • Casualty handling
  • Chemical incidents including decontamination procedures

Fire Fighting & Prevention

  • Firefighting theory
  • Extinguishers, extinguishing agents and hose reels
  • Fixed protection, detection and alarm systems
  • Foam equipment
  • Gas fire characteristics
  • Hose handling / water protection
  • Breathing apparatus techniques
  • Pressure vessels
  • Hazardous substances
  • Internal and external firefighting
  • Vessel cooling and flame control

Disclaimer: For general information purpose only - please check with IADC for the latest and accurate information on Training Standards

Last Updated: June 6, 2021