The Advanced Fire Fighting Refresher is a 2 day course for captains, chief officers and engineer officers in the shipping sector with the Advanced Fire Fighting certificate who must take the compulsory refresher course (once every 5 years). 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;
- 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.