Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting

This course covers the mandatory requirements for the issue of a Certificate of Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting specified in Regulation VI/3 Section A-VI/3, Table A-VI/3 of the STCW 1978 as amended.

On successful completion of this course, the participants will acquire the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to control fire fighting operations aboard ships, organize and train fire parties on board, Inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment and Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire.

Course Intake Limitations

Maximum 24 students per course.
Practical training will be conducted in the CINEC Fire Simulator.


All training and instructions will be delivered by properly qualified lecturers and instructors who have the qualifications specified in MSN 25/2016 issued by the Director General of Merchant Shipping, Merchant Shipping Secretariat, Sri Lanka.


Course Type

Full Time

Course Commencement Dates

1 course per month (as per monthly schedule)


5 days

Entry Requirements

Participants for this course shall:

  • Be not less than 18 years at the time of commencement of the training programme
  • Have followed a Proficiency in Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting Course

All participants should have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCW Reg. 1/9, Section A-1/9.