Courses & Units

Advanced Fire Fighting JVD210



Candidates should have completed JVD171 Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting.


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.


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


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


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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
AMC MT Main Block 1 1/2/2021 10/6/2021 18/6/2021 13/6/2021
AMC MT Main Block 3 14/6/2021 11/11/2021 12/11/2021 14/11/2021
AMC MT Post Block 4 15/11/2021 22/12/2021 25/12/2021 26/12/2021

* 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).

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Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
031705 $306.0 $306.0 not applicable $870.4

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JVD171 Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting


Teaching Pattern

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


    *   Individual and Group Practical assessment

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