Advanced Firefighting Revalidation

Advanced Firefighting Revalidation

This online course covers the required content for mariners renewing their licenses who require an Advanced Firefighting Revalidation course (USCG NVIC 09-14). To qualify for the revalidation mariners need to have 360 days of sea time in the past 5 years on vessels that conduct regular safety drills.

(This STCW course is approved by the U.S. Coast Guard and the Dominica Maritime Administration.)



This online course includes the theoretical and practical assessment requirements for mariners renewing their licenses as identified in USCG NVIC 09-14.

Learning Objectives

  • Control firefighting operations aboard ships
  • Organize and train fire parties
  • Inspect and service fire detection and extinguishing systems and equipment
  • Investigate and compile reports on incidents involving fire

This online course is based on an 8 hour in-person course.

System Requirements
Internet access is required. The preferred web browser is Google Chrome, but you may use Edge or Safari if necessary.

Course Approvals



Any applicant who has successfully completed your Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation (Blended) (NOREMI-890) course will satisfy the Advanced Fire Fighting training revalidation requirements of STCW Code Section A-VI/3 and 46 CFR 11.201(h)(1), and 11.303(d), provided that the mariner has at least 1 year of sea service within the last 5 years.; AND Tasks 1.3.A, 1.5.A, 2.1.A, 2.1.B, 3.1.A, 3.1.B, 4.1.A, 4.1.B and 4.1.C from NVIC 09-14, Advanced Fire Fighting. 

This course covers training to fulfill the refresher requirements set by the Commonwealth of Dominica Maritime Administration for the standards of competence set forth in Table A-VI/3 of the STCW Code, for applicants for renewal of their STCW officer endorsement who have evidence of 1 year (360 days) of sea service within the previous 5 years. 



Written Examination
This course consists of one written exam – Advanced Fire Fighting Revalidation. This exam contains 10 questions and requires a 70% passing score. The written exam can be taken online through HALO° ExamsYou will receive 3 attempts for your exam. If you fail all 3 attempts, you must pay a retake fee of $50.00.