The STCW - Advanced fire fighting Refresher (AFF) training course aims to provide training in advanced fire fighting in accordance with the STCW Regulations of 1978,
as amended in 2010, REG.VI/3, Sec.A-VI/3 Para.5, and Table A-VI/3.
The emphasis of the training is on organization, tactics and command.
Upon meeting the minimum proficiency standard for advanced firefighting, the trainee is able to command, organize and train firefighting teams, and lead firefighting operations.
The seafarer has acquired knowledge of fire prevention and is able to inspect and maintain fire detection and fire suppression systems and equipment.
He is also able to investigate and report fire incidents.