Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher


The Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher course is for captains, chief officers and engineer officers in the shipping sectorwith the Advanced Fire Fighting certificate who must take the compulsory refresher course (once every 5 years).



This Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher training contents:

  • The division of tasks and responsibilities;
  • Communication;
  • Management (of the fire-fighting team and general leadership skills);
  • Gathering information/assessing situations/taking decisions;
  • Cooperating with the on-shore fire fighting organization during a fire on board;
  • Fighting fires involving hazardous substances;
  • Techniques for optimal ventilation control;
  • The latest developments regarding fire fighting equipment and fire fighting techniques;
  • Analysis of incidents involving fire on board ships;
  • Practical exercises with specific attention given to general leadership, the management of a fire fighting team and the correct execution of procedures;
  • Maintenance management of fire fighting systems and fire detection equipment.

Training times:
We expect the participants at 08.30 on the first training day. The following day start at 09.00, all training days end no later than 17.00, unless the participant attends additional training(s).

The training is given in Dutch. We can organize this training in a different language for groups on request and if necessary with an private interpreter.

Requirements for participation:
In order to participate to the training, participants need to have a valid Advanced Fire Fighting certificate.

To be brought to the lessons:

    • Valid seafarers medical certificate
    • Blue Safetybook

To be sent prior to starting the course:

    •  Passport photograph (with name and date of birth written on the back)
    • Copy of  valid Advanced Fire Fighting certificate
    • Copy of the participant’s personal information from the municipal personal records database or an enlarged photocopy of their passport.

It is important that we receive the required documents in time, otherwise it will not be possible for us to issue a certificate.

More information: 0031-10 428 38 60

€828,- excl. 21% VAT

STCW’10 certificate, as amended, accredited under institute code NL007.

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Quarantaineweg 98 3089 KP Rotterdam - Heijplaat