Simulators and Training Facilities

Training Laboratory “Fire Ground”

  Location of the training laboratory: Academic Building no.1 (Inner Yard). It consists of 2 containers (a 40-ft one and a 20-ft one) reconstructed for conducting simulator training in fire-fighting. The containers are equipped with sprinkler system; it is possible to imitate fire in an engine room or living quarters and hold training in evacuation from a smoke-filled premise. The laboratory includes a classroom equipped with multimedia devices for performing presentations during theoretical and practical classes.

  Quantity of participants – 16.

  The training laboratory “Fire Ground” is intended for theoretical and practical training of cadets and students in issues of acquiring minimal standards of competencies in fire-fighting according to Regulations VI/1 and VI/3 of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping 1978 as amended (hereinafter: STCW Convention), Part I Section АІ/12, Sections АVI/1 and AVI/3 and Tables АVI/1 and АVI/3 of the International Code on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (hereinafter: STCW Code) and respective national standards; Model courses of the International Maritime Organization (hereinafter: IMO) 1.20 “Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting” (hereinafter: Model course ІМО 1.20) and 2.03 “Advanced Training in Fire Fighting” (hereinafter: Model course ІМО 2.03).

  The main objectives of theoretical and practical training of professionals in fire-fighting is to teach coherent, prompt and consequent actions in fire-fighting onboard ships in the maximally close to reality conditions as well as upbring confidence and readiness to act in extreme circumstances related to life threatening; to train participants how to use fire-fighting equipment confidently and to be able to distinguish typical IMO fire-prevention symbols which are used onboard vessels; to work through participants’ practical skills as to ways and methods of extinguishing; to give or renew skills in fire-fighting with portable fire-fighting devices; to make participants psychologically prepared for fire-fighting onboard ship; to check the level of participants’ knowledge and skills as to actions during fire after conduction of theoretical and practical training.