Refresher and Updating for Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting

This course covers the mandatory requirements for the issue of a certificate of Refresher & Updating for Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting as set out in Regulation VI/3 Section A-VI/3, Para. 5, Table A-VI/3, of the STCW 1978, as amended.
On successful completion of this course, the participants will refresh and update the necessary knowledge, understanding and proficiency to control fire-fighting operations aboard ships, organize and train fire parties, 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 carried out at the CINEC Fire Training Simulator.


All training and instructions will be delivered by properly qualified lecturers 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

3 courses per month (as per monthly schedule)


1 day

Entry Requirements

Participants for this course should :

  • Have followed a course Proficiency in Advanced Fire Fighting under STCW ’78 as amended
  • Have a valid medical certificate issued in accordance with STCW Reg. 1/9, Section A-1/9.