Overview top


This ½ day STCW Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire-fighting, (Route 1) Course is designed to give the learner the essential education and training set out in Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, which states that: ‘Seafarers qualified in accordance with paragraph 4 in Advanced Fire-fighting shall be required, every 5 years, to provide evidence of having maintained the required standard of competence, to undertake the tasks, duties and responsibilities listed in column 1 of Table A VI/3’



Entry Requirements top

Learners who are undertaking this training:

  • Must show proof of completing Advanced Fire-fighting Training or equivalent within the last 5 years.
  • Have a valid Passport for proof of identity. British citizens who do not have a valid Passport may provide a UK Photo Driving Licence or a UK Government issued Photo Identity Document.
  • Delegates are requested to provide a signed Self-declaration Form as pre-requisite to attending the Advance Fire-fighting Refresher Route 1 Course.  

Note*  see below link  for Self-declaration Form – Page 18 Annex E


Assessment top

During the course the learner will be continually assessed.

Upon successful completion of the course, all learners are issued with an STCW Updated Proficiency in Advanced Fire-fighting Certificate

Professional Opportunities top

Please note that any STCW Training does not provide direct employment opportunities within the Merchant Navy sector. The training provided on this course is to supplement your existing skills and experience and hence enable you to meet the required safety requirements. You are advised to review the range of employment opportunities available for a match with your current skill set.


Further Information top

Please note: If you require a Student Visitor Visa to attend any course at Tyne Coast College, could you please contact the Marine Booking office on telephone: 0191 4273772 or email: MarineBooking@tynecoast.ac.uk to book your place and also arrange your Visa Letter.

The College accepts no responsibility if you book your place online but have not obtained a Student Visitor Visa resulting in non-attendance. Refunds will not be given in this instance.

Dates & Fees top

Please follow  the link above to the Online Booking System.

Dates & Fees

Contact us for current course dates and fees.