Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Perth   ·   Melbourne   ·   Darwin

Learn the skills required to prevent and control fires in marine environments

The Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting course is a fire safety training course in Perth and Darwin. It is designed for personnel working on sea vessels who require the Certificate of Safety Training (CoST) issued by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA). This unit is designed to learn the skills required to prevent and control fires and to respond effectively to any fire emergency onboard a vessel.

Course Availability

The fire prevention and firefighting course is hosted in-person at our training facilities in Perth and Darwin. For more information on our fire and safety training, please enquire online or call us on 1300 374 828.

Learning Outcomes
The Elements of Competency listed below describe the essential outcomes aligned to the industry performance expectations.

  • Minimize the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire
  • Fight and extinguish fires
  • Actively prevent fire
  • Prepare response to fire
  • Combat fire
  • Complete post fire activities

Endorsement Requirements
To be issued with a Certificate in Personal Survival Techniques PST by AMSA you must meet all the course requirements, lodge a formal application with AMSA using the Seafarer form 419 and pay the application fees. This is not covered by ERGT course fee. Please refer to the AMSA website for further clarification on how to lodge a formal application.

Medical and Health Standards
A medical certificate is not required for this course; however, a health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments

Additional Requirements
Government issued photo identification is required for course registration. Note: Trainees are required to apply for their STCW certification directly to AMSA through Form 419 which attracts an AMSA prescribed fee. This is not covered by the ERGT course fee.

Structure and Assessment
This fire fighting training course in Darwin and Perth, is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussion and practical components. Delivery will occur through a face-to-face training and incorporate the following approaches: PowerPoint presentation, group discussion and practical demonstration. Assessment is carried out via direct observations & practical exercises.

AMSA requires the training below to be revalidated every 5 years:

  • Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting (STCW Code A-VI/1-2)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (STCW Code A VI/1-1)

Authority Regulator
The Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) is the national regulator for Nationally Recognised Training delivered by Australia’s vocational education and training sector. STCW training delivered in Australia is regulated by AMSA, which is Australia’s national agency responsible for maritime safety.

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    Perth, Melbourne, Darwin

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Basic Safety and Security Awareness Training in:
Table A-VI/1-2 Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

Also Known as

FPFF Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting STCW 95 COST

Common Occupations

Supervisor, Integrated Rating, Chef, Catering, Laundry, Steward, Utility, Deck Officer, Deckhand, Technician, Tradesperson, Electrician, Mechanic, Engineer, Chief Integrated Rating, Master


The fire prevention and fire fighting training course is a 3-day course.

If AMSA endorsement is required, then your fire safety course is valid for 5 years. After that, you will need to refresh your fire safety course every 5 years.

There are no pre-requisites required to attend your fire safety training course, however, you must be clean-shaven as you will learn to operate a breathing apparatus. (required by AS/NZS 1715)

This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussions and practical components. The course covers the skills required to prevent and control fires and to respond effectively to any fire emergency onboard a vessel.

All specific personal protective clothing required for the fire safety training course is provided by ERGT Australia.

All the specific training course-related equipment and resources are provided by ERGT Australia.

The Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting course can be completed at ERGT's training facilities located at our Darwin & Perth centres.

To book online, view the course dates listed above and follow the BOOK NOW prompts. Alternatively, send an enquiry using the ENQUIRE NOW button or call us on 1300 374 828.

ERGT specialise in high fidelity experiential safety training where our experienced staff are the most important feature of our service. A well-designed fire safety training course conducted in state-of-the-art facilities can only be effective if delivered by a qualified and dedicated trainer. For this reason, ERGT should be your choice of training provider. Our people are passionate about quality delivery and providing engaging learning opportunities that aim to improve the safety culture within high risk work environments. We recognise customer requirements for total competency assurance solutions, and we deliver more than 90 accredited programs which uphold the standards of a variety of industry regulators such as OPITO, ASQA, AMSA & IMO. Learn more about the ERGT Difference and book your fire safety training course today.

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