(This course runs in conjunction with Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation)

2019 Dates
March 14-15
April 18-19
May 10-11
June 28-29
July 12-13
August 16-17

Price: $525

Participants: Minimum 6 / Maximum 20

This class is for any applicant who presents evidence of 1 year of sea service within the past 5 years.  This class runs in conjunction with Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation and allows mariners to complete both courses in the same two days.  Day 1 is Part I of Advanced Fire (lecture) followed by Part I of Basic Training in the MMA Pool; Day 2 is Part II of Advanced Fire in the morning followed by Part II of Basic Training in the afternoon, both held on the fire field.  Mariners can choose to do just one or take both of them together. This course is completed at Maine Maritime Academy and at the Ellsworth Maine Fire Department fire training field.

USCG Approval:

Applicants who successfully complete this course will satisfy the continued competency requirements for Personal Survival Techniques and Basic Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting in STCW section A-VI/1, 46 CFR 11.302(d) (1) and (2) and 46 CFR 12.602 (d)


Merchant Mariner license holders must contact the US Coast Guard directly for particulars concerning their licenses upgrade or re-certification questions: Call the National Maritime Center at
1-888-427-5662 or visit online at Merchant Mariner Licensing and Documentation.