Airport Fire Officers (AFO)

You will gain knowledge in various aspects of Aircraft Rescue and Fire-fighting (ARFF) operational tactics and equipment, incident management, training, safety and standards in accordance to ICAO Annex 14 and Doc 9137 (Airport Services Manual Part 1 - Rescue and Fire-fighting). 

There are 4 modules in this programme:
Module 1: AFO Aircraft Rescue and Fire-fighting Exercises (In-person)
Module 2: AFO Operational Tactics and Equipment (Virtual classroom)
Module 3: AFO Incident Management (Virtual classroom)
Module 4: AFO Training, Safety and Standards (Virtual classroom)

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • effectively support fire station management 
  • execute effective incident management and crew assessments
  • implement competency-based training and assessment programmes in an ARFF environment
  • Apply appropriate procedures, safety standards and best practice in specific ARFF situations 
 Who Should Attend

This programme is recommended if you are an airport fire-fighter in a supervisory role.


  • Completed airport fire-fighting training or equivalent
  • Be in a supervisory position or have at least two years of experience in ARFF operations
Dates  23 May - 17 Jun
Duration/Time 4 weeks
Mode of delivery In-person / Virtual classroom
 Fees^ Module 1: AFO Aircraft Rescue and Fire-fighting Exercises 
Early Bird: S$4,230

Module 2: AFO Operational Tactics and Equipment 
Early Bird: S$2,630
Regular: S$2,760

Module 3: AFO Incident Management 
Early Bird: S$2,630
Regular: S$2,760

Module 4: AFO Training, Safety and Standards 

Early Bird: S$2,630
Regular: S$2,760
^Fees subject to change. Participants will be notified of the actual course fees in the course placement letter.           

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