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Course syllabus for

Academic year
MMS245 - Advanced fire fighting
Avancerad brandbekämpning
Course syllabus adopted 2022-02-01 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: SBVII
1,5 Credits
Grading: UG - Pass, Fail
Education cycle: First-cycle
Main field of study: Shipping and Marine Technology

Teaching language: Swedish
Application code: 83118
Open for exchange students: No
Only students with the course round in the programme overview
Status, available places (updated regularly): Yes

Module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0122 Examples class 1,5 c Grading: UG   1,5 c    

In programs

SBVII Deck officer and engineer officer, class VII, Year 1 (compulsory)


Johan Hartler

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General entry requirements for bachelor's level (first cycle)
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Specific entry requirements

The same as for the programme that owns the course.
Applicants enrolled in a programme at Chalmers where the course is included in the study programme are exempted from fulfilling the requirements above.

Course specific prerequisites


Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

(L1) Explain how the organization, procedures and technical systems are used when controlling fire fighting aboard ships.
(L2) Apply procedures when controlling and commanding fire fighting aboard ships.


In accordance with TSFS 2011:116 and STCW A-VI/3

Fire safety organisation aboard
Fire fighting command and tactics
Communication and coordination during fire-fighting operations
Procedures for coordination with shore-based fire fighters
Fire-fighting at sea and in port
Ventilation control, including smoke extraction
Fire fighting involving dangerous goods
Specific risk when fire fighting and when conducting fire figthing exercises.
Use of water for fire-extinguishing, the effect on ship stability, precautions and corrective procedures
Inspect and service fire-detection and fire-extinguishing systems and equipment
Management and control of injured persons
Fight and extinguish fires including use of breathing apparatus and portable extinguishers
Hazards including fire and chemicals

Examination including compulsory elements

Moment 0122 examines learning objectives L1-L2
Compulsory attendance of lectures and successful completion of the practical exercises.
Digitalt test (CANVAS)

The course examiner may assess individual students in other ways than what is stated above if there are special reasons for doing so, for example if a student has a decision from Chalmers on educational support due to disability.


A-II/3 Prevent, control and fight fires on board (also in course )

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