Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (2.5 day) STCW-95

The International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (or STCW), 1995 sets qualification standards for masters, officers and watch personnal on seagoing merchant ships.


The STCW 95 course and modules form part of the statutory requirements for both deck and engineering qualification. It is a globally recognised qualification for working afloat on fishing vessels over 24m and on merchant vessels of over 500GT.


Here at NMCI Services we offer a range of STCW '95 and Non STCW '95 professional short courses for the maritime sector. We are also delighted to announce that we are now offering STCW Refresher Training.


For further information about our STCW '95 & Non STCW '95 courses, please contact NMCI Services.

Tel: + 353 21 4335609 


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Upcoming Course Dates
  • 24/04/2023
  • 19/06/2023
  • 28/08/2023
  • 13/11/2023

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Course Name:

Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (2.5 day) STCW-95

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Short Description:

2.5-day course during which students are exposed to live fire scenarios in the Fire Training Unit (FTU) where they apply their training and use fire fighting equipment to control the fire.

Full Description:

Personnel on board a ship must be able to deal with incidents of fire while a ship is at sea. All mariners are trained in fire fighting and fire prevention techniques. Students at NMCI are exposed to live fire scenarios in the Fire Training Unit (FTU) where they apply their training and use fire fighting equipment to control the fire.

The fire fighting and prevention course includes:

- Introduction
- Brief on statistics
- Theory of fire
- Classes of fire
- Various Fire equipment
- Organisation and emergency procedures
- BA board and tally boards
- Ba lecture
- Ba confidence
- SAR in FTU
- Fire fighting practical from hose running , extinguishers to team fire fighting live fires.
- Team building.
- Damage repair and stability awareness lecture
- Dry run
- Foam SAR
- Damage repair exercise.
- Student assessment
- Theory exam

Items to bring:

When joining the course please bring the following items with you:

National photographic identification e.g. Passport or Driver's Licence, wash gear, towel, t-shirt, soft shoes, €1coin for safety locker, extra set of clothes.

PLEASE NOTE: Students must be in possession of an indate/valid Medical Certificate / ENG 11. All students will be asked to fill out a medical questionnaire before the course commences.

Please note, joining instructions are sent to all delegates in advance of training. If your company has made a booking on your behalf, joining instructions will be sent directly to the booker. These should be forwarded to you. If you do not receive your joining instructions at least 2 days in advance of the course, please contact our admin team.

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For any queries please contact the admin team on + 353 21 4335609 or email

Upcoming Course Dates:

  • Start Date: Monday, 24 April 2023
  • Start Date: Monday, 19 June 2023
  • Start Date: Monday, 28 August 2023
  • Start Date: Monday, 13 November 2023

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