Target group

Seafarers designated to be in command of fire-fighting operations, i.e. masters, mates and engineers.


  • Training Certificate Basic Training
  • Valid medical certificate of fitness


The organisation of fire fighting on board. Planning and execution of procedures. With specific attention for:

  • Assignment of tasks and responsibilities
  • Communication
  • Management and co-ordination, in general and of the fire teams
  • Obtain information, judgement of situations and taking decisions
  • Co-operation with shore based fire fighting teams during fire on board
  • Fire fighting with regards to dangerous goods
  • Ventilation techniques and –management with regards to fire fighting
  • Modern developments regarding fire fighting techniques and –equipment
  • Analyses of various cases
  • Practical exercises with specific attention for procedures, management, leadership and fire fighting teams
  • Ships stability
  • Maintenance management of fire fighting and detection equipment

No. of Days

6 days


Php 6,810.00 which includes Reader/Hand-outs, Certificate of Completion, and Certified True Copy (CTC).

Start dates

Please refer to “Class Schedules” on our website or contact the NSTC office.


Upon completion of the course after passing a theoretical test and practical assessment a Certificate of Completion will be issued, which can be converted into a Certificate of Proficiency at the Maritime Industry Authority.

STCW ref.

Table A-VI/3


A refresher course and/or documentary evidence is required after five (5) years (STCW Secion A-VI/3), furthermore during five (5) consecutive years one must obtain 1 year seaservice, to retain certificate validity.


Bring boiler suit or old clothes.

Please submit prior to the course:

1. Philippine Statistics Office (PSA) Authenticated Birth Certificate / Passport  / Any Gov’t. issued I.D.
2. One 1.5 x 1.5 latest latest colored picture with complete Name Tag
        * For Maritime Officer
            – sideboard with corresponding markings of bar on shoulder-board (with white undershirt)
        * For Maritime Non-Officer
            – with sideboard but no markings of bar on shoulder-board (with white undershirt)
        * For Non-Maritime 
            – white polo shirt with collar
3. Medical Examination Report for Seafarers / X-ray and ECG Result issued from a Medical Clinic Accredited by DOH 

Maximum number of participants per course is 24, minimum of 12 participants is required to run the course.