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Certificate in Maritime Fire Safety

Study fire safety management, a key component to ship health & safety, with the leading industry online training provider

Starts: 12 August 2020

Online Learning

Gain extensive knowledge into Fire Safety

This course will provide a better understanding of International Fire Safety Systems (FSS) codes for marine professionals, highlight the special requirements of SOLAS, especially with regards to IMDG, as well as addressing best practice when escaping a vessel in times of fire. 

As one of the only fire safety courses in the world delivered in an online format, you will cover real issues in a short space of time.

When: 12 August 2020
Where: via Online Learning
Duration: 10 weeks

Ideal for: technical directors, marine engineers, superintendents, fleet managers, quality managers, internal auditors, DPAs, heads of regulation, surveyors, ship owners, managing directors, technical directors, sales and marketing, heads of safety, heads of health and safety, crew managers, associated personnel (legal/insurance/government)


  • Prevention and Suppression of Fire & Explosion (SOLAS)
  • Escape & Operational Requirements (SOLAS)
  • Special Requirements (SOLAS)
  • International Fire Safety Systems (FSS) Codes (Part 1)
  • International Fire Safety Systems (FSS) Codes (Part 2)

Course Director

course director david shepherd

David Sheppard

David has been a serving operational firefighter for 27 years prior to which he completed 3 years in the Armed Forces (Army Air Corps). In his final role as a Borough Commander, he was responsible for the delivery of Prevention, Protection and Response activities supporting a population of over 100,000 people and representing the Fire & Rescue Service within strategic and operational partnerships.

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