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STCW Basic Safety, Advanced Fire Fighting, First Aid, Security, Update Training, and Passenger Ship 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

First Aid Courses

Update Training

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

Security Courses

  • Proficiency for Ship Security Officers
  • Proficiency in Designated Security Duties
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness

Survival Training

  • Personal Survival Techniques
  • Update Personal Survival Techniques
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats
  • Update Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats

Fire Courses

  • Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
  • Update Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
  • Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Update Advanced Fire Fighting

Passenger Ship Courses

  • Human Element & Leadership Management (Operational)
  • Crisis Management & Human Behavior on Passenger Ships
  • Crowd Management Training on Passenger Ships
  • Shipboard Safety Officers
  • Proficiency in Passenger Safety, Cargo Safety & Hull Integrity for Ro-Ro Passenger Ships