Basic Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-53)

MAR001 - 16.00 Hours

Description

This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved course emphasizes hands-on training that provides you with the skills necessary to effectively participate as a member of an emergency response team aboard a merchant vessel or offshore facility. This course provides personnel, licensed or unlicensed, with thorough training and hands-on practice in the techniques of marine firefighting.

This course satisfies the training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-2 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code and 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 11.205(1)(2); the Basic Firefighting training requirements of 46 CFR 11.205(g) and 11.401(g)(1) for a license; and the Firefighting training requirements of 13.207, 13.307(a), 13.407, or 13.507 for any tankerman endorsement.

Schedule

  • Details
    8/26/2019 - 8/27/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  127
    $800.00
  • Details
    9/9/2019 - 9/10/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  128
    $800.00
  • Details
    10/7/2019 - 10/8/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  129
    $800.00
  • Details
    10/21/2019 - 10/22/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  130
    $800.00
  • Details
    11/4/2019 - 11/5/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  131
    $800.00
  • Details
    12/2/2019 - 12/3/2019
    College Station TX
    FP  MAR001  132
    $800.00

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (866) 878-8900 or esti@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Description

This U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)-approved course emphasizes hands-on training that provides you with the skills necessary to effectively participate as a member of an emergency response team aboard a merchant vessel or offshore facility. This course provides personnel, licensed or unlicensed, with thorough training and hands-on practice in the techniques of marine firefighting.

This course satisfies the training requirements of Section A-VI/1 and Table A-VI/1-2 of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW) Code and 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 11.205(1)(2); the Basic Firefighting training requirements of 46 CFR 11.205(g) and 11.401(g)(1) for a license; and the Firefighting training requirements of 13.207, 13.307(a), 13.407, or 13.507 for any tankerman endorsement.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Completion Requirements

Course Attire/Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 

  • For field exercises, TEEX will provide participants PPE compliant to the Level 4 requirements in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.
  • Participants are required to participate in hands-on activities utilizing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) and therefore must be clean shaven while attending class. Facial hair must not be present where the SCBA mask seal contacts the skin. Mustaches and normal sideburns are permitted.
  • For classroom activities, participants must wear full length pants, closed-toe shoes, and short sleeve / long sleeve shirts (no sleeveless shirts).

U.S. Coast Guard Requirement

All participants attending a U.S. Coast Guard approved course are required to provide a photo ID on the first day of class. This could include a driver’s license, MMD, Passport, Armed Forces ID, etc.

Attendance Requirements

Class attendance is an essential part of the education process and participants in TEEX courses are expected to attend all class sessions and field exercises. This course requires participants to attend 100% of the class hours as a component of successful course completion. 

Recommended

Physical Recommendation

Due to the strenuous nature of class activities, you should secure a professional evaluation of your physical condition prior to enrolling in this course.

Topics

Chemistry of fire +Fire behavior and classification +Fire detection systems +Fire hose and nozzles +Fire party organization +Fire prevention +Firefighting equipment +Fixed fire extinguishing systems +Foam Application +Portable extinguishers +Protective clothing +Search and rescue +Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

Suggested Audience

Maritime and offshore petroleum industry personnel.

Other Information

Class Location and Travel Information

Classes are conducted in Building #71

Brayton Fire Training Field
1595 Nuclear Science Road
College Station, Texas

The Bryan-College Station Convention and Visitors Bureau maintains a list of local hotels

Registration Questions

If you have trouble registering through the online registration system, contact the Marine Firefighting Program at (979) 845-1152 or Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu.

Contact Information

Kirk Richardson

Training Manager
Phone: (979) 845-1158 | Tollfree: (866) 878-8900

Related Courses

MAR002+MAR003+MAR015Advanced Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-15)+Combined Basic & Advanced Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-125)+STCW Basic Safety Training (TXEESTI-53)Advanced Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-15)+Combined Basic & Advanced Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-125)+STCW Basic Safety Training (TXEESTI-53)Advanced Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-15)+Combined Basic & Advanced Fire Fighting (TXEESTI-125)+STCW Basic Safety Training (TXEESTI-53)

Policies

TEEX Policies


Participants are required to follow the guidelines in the ESTI Student Safety Manual.

Payment Information

  • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-2130
  • Purchase Order – Complete online registration and send a copy of PO documentation within 48 hours to Cynthia.Ford@teex.tamu.edu

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