Courses & Units
Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting JVD171
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.
To provide the student with the skills and knowledge required to apply fire prevention and fire fighting techniques on-board ships.
|Unit name||Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting|
|College/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
|Discipline||Seafaring and Maritime Operations|
|Coordinator||Mr Ian Gabites|
|Available as an elective?||No|
|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|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|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|
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- 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 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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3 day STCW short course. 1 Day Theory, 2 days practical at Bell Bay Fire Fighting Centre.
|Assessment||Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting SC3 (theory) (50%)|Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting SC3 (Practical) (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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