Overview top

3 day course.

Please call the Marine Booking Centre for other available dates on 0191 427 3772

Course content:

The course covers the following:

  • Fire theory.
  • Use of extinguishers, hoses and nozzles
  • Breathing apparratus.

Equipment required - Coveralls, old clothing, soap and towel.


Qualifications achieved:

STCW 95 Basic Training - Fire Prevention and Fire-Fighting

Entry Requirements top

There is no prior training required.

Assessment top

Continuous assesment by observation and questioning of learning outcomes.

Professional Opportunities top

Required under STCW ' 95 for new entrants to the Merchant Navy as part of the mandatory Basic Familiarisation Training.

Further Information top

If you have any queries or require further information please contact the Marine Booking Centre on tel:0191 427 3772 or email marine@stc.ac.uk

Please note: If you are not an EU passport holder, you will require a Short Term Study Visa to attend any course at South Tyneside College.  Could you please contact the Marine Booking office on tel: 0191 4273772 or email: marine@stc.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

Start End 19+ Full Cost
21/10/2019 23/10/2019 £650.00£650.00*
28/10/2019 30/10/2019 £650.00£650.00*
4/11/2019 6/11/2019 £650.00£650.00*
18/11/2019 20/11/2019 £650.00£650.00*
25/11/2019 27/11/2019 £650.00£650.00*
2/12/2019 4/12/2019 £650.00£650.00*
3/2/2020 5/2/2020 £650.00£650.00*
10/2/2020 12/2/2020 £650.00£650.00*
17/2/2020 19/2/2020 £650.00£650.00*
2/3/2020 4/3/2020 £650.00£650.00*
16/3/2020 18/3/2020 £650.00£650.00*
8/6/2020 10/6/2020 £650.00£650.00*
*Fee for non-UK residents
Whilst we make every effort to ensure that all information relating to courses and fees is correct on the website it is always advisable to call our Student Services team to check the current situation with regards to fees and funding.