Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention & Firefighting (Short)

In conforming to the provisions of STCW Convention Regulation 1/14, and section A-1/14, of the STCW Code, companies must ensure that seafarers assigned to any of their ships have received refresher and updating training as required by the convention.

Seafarers required to hold any of the certificates of proficiency listed below shall, every five years, provide evidence of having maintained the required standard of competence to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities.

Delegates who have kept their training up to date on board ship will be able to sign a self-declaration form enabling them to complete the Short Route Refresher Training (3days for all 5 courses). Those who have not kept their training up to date and are unable to sign a self-declaration form will have to complete the Long Route Refresher Training (5 days for all 5 courses).

· Short Route Refresher (3days for all 5 courses)
· Long Route Refresher (5days for all 5 courses)
Click here for the 2016 STCW Refresher Schedule.

We would advise that you consult with your company in relation to your training requirements as these are dependent on your roles and responsibilities in your current position.

If you have any further questions or queries please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll do our utmost to assist. We also offer STCW Refresher Training on a bespoke basis.

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Email: services@nmci.ie

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Upcoming Course Dates
  • 14/12/2022
  • 11/01/2023
  • 21/02/2023
  • 28/03/2023
  • 12/04/2023
  • 10/05/2023
  • 07/06/2023
  • 03/08/2023
  • 16/08/2023
  • 26/09/2023
  • 12/10/2023
  • 01/11/2023

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Updated Proficiency in Fire Prevention & Firefighting (Short)

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Short Description:

1 day course.
Under the STCW 2010 requirements for training and certification, holders of a fire prevention and fire fighting certificate will require updated proficiency training every five years in fire prevention and fire fighting.

Full Description:

This is a practical one day fire course involving the use of breathing apparatus, hoses, nozzles and extinguishers.

NOTE: Delegates undergoing fire fighting training will be required to complete and sign a confidential medical declaration to make us aware of any health problems, disabilities or injuries that we may need to take into account whilst attending this physically demanding course.  It is therefore essential that delegates feel healthy and are physically fit to undertake such training.



Prior to attending your upcoming STCW refresher training please CLICK HERE to read and ensure that you have the required pre-requisites. 

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.

Upcoming Course Dates:

  • Start Date: Wednesday, 14 December 2022
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 11 January 2023
  • Start Date: Tuesday, 21 February 2023
  • Start Date: Tuesday, 28 March 2023
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 12 April 2023
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 10 May 2023
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 07 June 2023
  • Start Date: Thursday, 03 August 2023
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 16 August 2023
  • Start Date: Tuesday, 26 September 2023
  • Start Date: Thursday, 12 October 2023
  • Start Date: Wednesday, 01 November 2023

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