Courses & Units

Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting JVD171

Note:

Australian Maritime Safety Authority - STCW Short Course- 100% Attendance is mandatory.

STCW Short Course certificate issued on successful completion.

MARSS00007 Safety training Certification Skill Set.

Introduction

To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to apply fire prevention and fire fighting techniques on-board ships.

Summary

Unit name Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
Unit code JVD171
Credit points 3.8
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Seafaring and Maritime Operations
Coordinator Mr Ian Gabites
Available as an elective? No
Delivered By
Level Introductory

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
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 30/1/2023 8/6/2023 9/6/2023 11/6/2023
AMC MT Main Block 3 12/6/2023 9/11/2023 10/11/2023 12/11/2023
AMC MT Post Block 4 13/11/2023 20/12/2023 23/12/2023 24/12/2023
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023
Semester 1 20/2/2023 21/3/2023 10/4/2023 28/5/2023

* 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 (refer to How do I withdraw from a unit? for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Minimise the risk of fire.
  • Maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire.
  • Fight and extinguish fire.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$315.00 $315.00 not applicable $901.97

1 Please refer to more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Please refer to more information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses.
3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
4 Please refer to more information on eligibility for FEE-HELP.

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 day STCW short course. 1 Day Theory, 2 days practical at Bell Bay Fire Fighting Centre.

AssessmentFire Prevention and Fire Fighting SC3 (theory) (50%)|Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting SC3 (Practical) (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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