Firefighting at Sea Certificate

What is special about this course?

This is a pre requisite course for persons seeking employment in the Fishing and Aquaculture Industries or shore based occupations. A SEAFISH Certificate is issued on the successful completion of this course for persons seeking employment in the Fishing and Aquaculture Industries.

Entry requirements

  • No formal entry requirements

Course content covers -

  • Theory of combustion
  • Classification of fires
  • Fire extinguishers - purpose, use, colour coding
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Search and rescue
  • Fire prevention
  • Fixed installations
  • Dangerous gases.

How will I study my course?

  • Short course

How long will my course last?

Short course - 1 day by arrangement.

Where can I study my course?

    • Lews Castle College, UHI, Stornoway

Start date

Please contact Admissions at Lews Castle College UHI for more information on start dates.


Most full-time students will have their fees paid.

Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Firefighting at Sea Certificate

Please contact our Admin team for further information on:

01851 770 000

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Lews Castle College UHI. Lews Castle College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.