Course Description

This mandatory course for deck & engine cadets to sail as officers, and it enables them to tackle Fire Emergencies onboard Ships. This 5-day course is designed & delivered as per the latest STCW Convention & as per the D. G. Shipping Guidelines, as applicable. Excellent Infrastructure, Quality Faculty & Training & Best Exit Exam results- all under a single roof at HIMT.

Duration: 5 Days
Batch DatesLocation / ModeTimingFeesBook Now
22 Jul 2024 - 26 Jul 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.458900Rs
12 Aug 2024 - 17 Aug 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.458900Rs
19 Aug 2024 - 23 Aug 2024VIZAG - Physical class only9.00 to 16.458900Rs
26 Aug 2024 - 30 Aug 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.458900Rs
09 Sep 2024 - 13 Sep 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only7.00 to 13.458900Rs


  • Officers, Cadets and Ratings having 12 months sea service (or) 6 months sea service with approved Pre-sea Training. (Proof of sea service required).
  • Basic course Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (FPFF) must be completed
  • Medical fitness certificate in ILO format.
  • Non-Indian Participants need to hold a Student Visa to India to undergo the course.

Documents Required

  • Valid Medicals from a D.G.Shipping Approved Doctor
  • Basic FPFF certificate
  • CDC with a proof of sea service
  • We recommend candidates bring their own Boiler suit and Safety Shoes. Used Laundry cleaned Boiler suits sizes S to XXL, in limited numbers, are available for rent @ Rs. 99/pc, and used Safety Shoes sizes from 5-11 are available for rent at Rs. 99/pair. The payment for the same is to be done online through HIMT Student Portal.

If the sea service and the certificate details are updated on the Seafarer Profile, then the seafarer profile can be submitted.

As per DGS Order 20 of 2020, Successful Completion of E-Learning Modules through the DGS website is mandatory to get Digital Certificate for all DG approved Courses. However, Elearning can be completed prior or after the Physical classes

Find the detail guide to DG Shipping 3 Tier System Click here


Certificate Validity: Unlimited (As per DGS Order 40 of 2020)

As per DGS Order 11 of 2022, the exit exam has to be given only in the MTI.
In case the candidate fails in the exit exam, they can give the exit exam on the following working day at the MTI.

Kindly make the travel arrangements accordingly.

Dress Code : Collarless T.Shirts, Shorts, Sandals, Bathroom slippers are not permitted for Physical Classes

D. G. Shipping mandates a minimum batch strength of 25%. In the event that the number of participants in the course reduces due to withdrawals, causing the batch strength to fall below 25% of the batch capacity, the course would be postponed without any additional charges.

Discounted Packages

Advanced Fire Fighting + PSCRB + Medical First Aid + Engine Room Simulator (AFF+PSCRB+MFA+ERS), Advanced Fire Fighting + PSCRB + Medical First Aid (AFF+PSCRB+MFA)