A 3-day maritime incident command and control course, which has been officially recognised by the Institution of Fire Engineers, and carries 19 IFE approved hours of continuing professional development.
Identifying the need for a formal Fire and Rescue Services course in Advanced and Intermediate Incident Command Decision Making and Training across the Maritime industry, QFSM Ltd have developed The Command and Control of Maritime Fire Emergencies Course. This course delivers the skills and knowledge required to supplement their Incident Commander skills and/or Marine Tactical Advisor skills to be applied at a Maritime Fire Emergency. The elements within this course meet the Skills for Justice, the National Operational Standards performance criteria and the National Operational Guidance training requirements for Fires on Board Vessels.
Our team of experienced maritime experts provide a stimulating and interactive learning experience.
To develop the learners understanding of the complexities when operating in a maritime incident environment, and test their command skills necessary to resolve an operational incident on board a vessel.
- Powers and policies –Understand the applicable powers, policies and legislation to implement and maintain a Safe System of Work at a maritime fire emergency.
- Situational Awareness – Understand how to conduct a thorough situational Risk Assessment and to continually review both Dynamic and Analytical Risk Assessments at a maritime fire emergency.
- Effective communication – Be able to effectively liaise with the Ships company, Harbour authorities and other applicable agencies to provide a coordinated response.
- Resources – Recognise and anticipate the range of resources, specialist equipment, advice and emergency response plans required to aid Incident Commanders at a maritime fire emergency.
- Cordon Control- Establish and apply cordons, sectors and exclusion zones to safely control operations and personnel involved in the incident at a maritime fire emergency.
- Vessel Construction – Understand the complicated structure of a ship and interpret ships plans including ventilation systems/ducts, confined spaces, cargo holds, compartmentation and restricted access/egress.
- Stability – Recognise the risks associated with an unstable vessel and apply appropriate control measures.
- Table Top Exercise– Apply the skills, knowledge and experience of incident command in a Maritime related scenario.
This course and its instructors present a unique opportunity for delegates to develop their skills and knowledge and apply Incident Command skills within a Maritime context.
Our team of experienced maritime incident commanders and trainers provide a stimulating and interactive learning experience. Whilst courses are regularly delivered at our own training location near Maidstone in Kent, our Unique Selling Point is the course can also be delivered in your workplace across the UK. This maximises the opportunity to learn and develop consistent knowledge and standards, as well as helping you save time and money by reducing the time staff need to spend away from their duties and families.
Delegates will develop detailed knowledge and understanding of their role and responsibilities as an Incident Commander and Command Team, both on vessels and in a port or dockyard arena.