Courses & Units

Advanced Fire Fighting JVD210

Launceston

Note:

Candidates should have completed JVD171 Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.

Introduction

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to take command, organise and train fire parties and control fire fighting operations. The student will have acquired knowledge of fire prevention and an ability to inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment. The student will also be able to investigate and report on incidents involving fire.

Equivalent to: MARF011 Manage fire-fighting and fire prevention activities on board a vessel.

Summary

Unit name Advanced Fire Fighting
Unit code JVD210
Credit points 3.85
Faculty/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring
Teaching staff

Theory and Practical: relevant AMSA approved staff

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Main Block 3 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston AMC MT Post Block 4 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 1 3/2/2020 12/6/2020 13/6/2020 14/6/2020
AMC MT Main Block 3 15/6/2020 13/11/2020 14/11/2020 15/11/2020
AMC MT Post Block 4 16/11/2020 23/12/2020 26/12/2020 27/12/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
2 2019: $360.00 2019: $841.15 031705

Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.

Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Prerequisites

JVD171 Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 day theoretical classroom lectures at Newnham campus and 2 day practical application at Bell Bay fire ground.

Assessment

    *   Individual and Group Practical assessment

TimetableView the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable

Textbooks

Required

None

Recommended

Optional:

Dictionary or English Language Convertor

Co-op Bookshop links

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