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Fire fighting (A-VI/1-2) (1 cr)

Code: MK00DQ75-3007

General information


Enrolment

22.08.2022 - 28.08.2022

Timing

29.08.2022 - 18.12.2022

Credits

1 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Teaching languages

  • Finnish

Seats

12 - 30

Degree programmes

  • Degree Programme in Marine Engineering, Ship Technology

Teachers

  • Antti Lanki

Responsible person

Antti Lanki

Student groups

  • MIKT22SP
    Marine Engineering, full-time studies

Objective

Knowledge and understanding of and proficiency in:
- minimize the risk of fire and maintain a state of readiness to respond to emergency situations involving fire
- fight and extinguish fires

Content

- the elements of fire and explosion, the fire triangle
- shipboard fire-fighting organization
- location of fire-fighting appliances and emergency routes
- types and sources of ignition
- flammable materials, fire hazards and spread of fire
- the need for constant vigilance
- actions to be taken on board ship
- fire and smoke detection and automatic alarm systems
- classification of fire and applicable extinguishing agents
- this course includes a two-day basic fire-fighting practical exercise at a fire training centre

Materials

Learn

Teaching methods

Scheduled track:
You will attend teaching and guidance sessions as specified in the schedule.

Independent track:
N/A

Blended track:
N/A

Employer connections

N/A

Evaluation scale

Approved/Failed

Assessment methods and criteria

100% attendance

Further information

Participation in all lessons and training sessions is obligatory. In addition, approved accomplishment of fire prevention and fire fighing course (STCW A-VI/1-2) is required.