Course Description

This mandatory course is aimed to give all those seeking Refresher training certification for Advanced Fire Fighting, the essential education and training as per D.G.Shipping Guidelines. This practical course has to be done every 5 Years for seafarers holding AFF Certificate to ensure continued Proficiency. This course is designed & delivered as per the latest STCW Convention & as per the D. G. Shipping Guidelines, as applicable. Excellent Infrastructure, Quality Faculty & Training & Best MMD Examination results- all under a single roof at HIMT.

Duration: 1 Day
Batch DatesLocation / ModeTimingFeesBook Now
27 Apr 2024 - 27 Apr 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only5.45 to 17.006900Rs
01 May 2024 - 01 May 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only5.45 to 17.006900Rs
08 May 2024 - 08 May 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only5.45 to 17.006900Rs
11 May 2024 - 11 May 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only5.45 to 17.006900Rs
15 May 2024 - 15 May 2024KILPAUK, CHENNAI - Physical class only5.45 to 17.006900Rs


  • INDOS is Mandatory
  • AFF Course certificate
  • Non-Indian Participants need to hold a Student Visa to India to undergo the course.

Documents Required

  • AFF certificate
  • Candidates need to carry a copy of their Valid DGS Approved Medical Certificate (Soft Copy will suffice)
  • We recommend candidates bring their own Boiler suit and Safety Shoes. Used Laundry cleaned Boiler suits sizes S to XXL, in limited numbers, are available for rent @ Rs. 99/pc, and used Safety Shoes sizes from 5-11 are available for rent at Rs. 99/pair. The payment for the same is to be done online through HIMT Student Portal.

If the certificate details are updated on the Seafarer Profile, then the seafarer profile can be submitted. Alternatively, the AFF Certificate can be uploaded on the HIMT Portal. 

As per DGS Order 20 of 2020, Successful Completion of E-Learning Modules through the DGS website is mandatory to get Digital Certificate for all DG approved Courses. However, Elearning can be completed prior to or after the Physical Classes. 

Course ID for R- AFF E-Learning- 6312 

Find the detail guide to DG Shipping 3 Tier System Click here

Certificate Format:
The course certificate of R-AFF will include the competencies of R-FPFF. Detailed Video explanation along with the format:


Candidates booked for HIMT Chennai campus:


Reporting Time to HIMT Kilpauk- 5:45 AM. The bus will leave to HIMT College, Kalpakkam, by 6 AM from HIMT Kilpuak

Participants reporting to HIMT College, Kalpakkam directly can report by 7:30 AM

Departure from HIMT Kalpakkam- 4:00 PM
Arrival back to HIMT Kilpauk- 6:30 PM

Bus Stops:
5:45 AM - HIMT Kilpauk ( Maps Location- )
6: 10 AM- Tidal Park Signal Junction ( Maps Location- )
6: 30 AM- Akkarai Water Tank ( Maps Location- )

The participants can board at either of the above stops. In case you are delayed and miss the bus, you can report to the campus directly.

Please note that the latest time to report to HIMT College, Kalpakkam is 8AM, failing which the course would be cancelled and you would need to re-book the course again. 


Candidates booked for HIMT Vizag campus:

Participants should report to Vizag HIMT campus.


As per DGS Order 11 of 2022, the exit exam has to be given only in the MTI.
In case the candidate fails in the exit exam, they can give the exit exam on the following working day at the MTI.

Kindly make the travel arrangements accordingly.

Dress Code : Collarless T.Shirts, Shorts, Sandals, Bathroom slippers are not permitted for Physical Classes

D. G. Shipping mandates a minimum batch strength of 25%. In the event that the number of participants in the course reduces due to withdrawals, causing the batch strength to fall below 25% of the batch capacity, the course would be postponed without any additional charges.

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