STCW Basic and Advanced Fire Training


National Maritime Center approved Basic and Advanced Firefighting training

If you have at least 6 students, we can schedule a class to meet your time needs. Classes held as needed.

These courses meet the requirements in 46 CFR and Standards of Training Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW).  They also meet the training requirements for Basic Fire Fighting at Work for

  • Master of vessels of less than 200 GT in ocean service
  • Master or Mate on vessels over 200 GT
  • Master of Uninspected Towing Vessels
  • Licenses on mobile offshore drilling units
  • Engineer Licenses & Endorsements
  • Tankerman Endorsements

Combined Basic and Advance at the same time - $1300

Basic Fire only - $500

Advanced Fire only - $800

STCW courses are presented by Midwest STCW, LLC.



Sturgeon Bay Fire Department, 421 Michigan St, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235.
The live fire field is located nearby, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235

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Chicago Maritime School, 2720 S. River Road, Suite 47, Des Plaines, IL 60018 (Classroom portion only)

Live fire in Chicago area (Not currently available)

Fox Valley Career Center Fire Science Training Center, 47W326 Keslinger Road, Maple Park, IL