Whether taken as part of BST or as a standalone module this 16-hour course is designed for all seafarers. A mariner successfully completing this course will be able to minimize the risk of fire, maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire, and fight and extinguish shipboard fires. This training includes one day of classroom theory and one day of live-fire training at either Fremont Maritime Services – India Tango or the Washington State Fire Training Academy.
What to bring:
Compass Courses recommends jeans/sweatpants and a t-shirt to wear under the bunker gear and a clean change of clothes. Synthetic clothing, tank tops, and shorts are not recommended. A tight seal on the facemask is required for safety – participants must be clean shaven.