H2K organiseert een breed pakket praktijktrainingen om de kennis en vaardigheden van repressief brandweerpersoneel verder te ontwikkelen. Met reële en herkenbare incidentsituaties en scenario’s. De trainingen kunnen op locatie worden verzorgd, maar ook op oefencentra. H2K werkt bij de organisatie van trainingen samen met diverse oefencentra in Nederland, België en Frankrijk. Dankzij deze partnerschappen is het mogelijk uiteenlopende incidentscenario’s en specialistische hulpverleningstaken op elke gewenste schaal praktisch te trainen in een realistische omgeving.

Foam School

In cooperation with Dr. Sthamer H2K organizes the Foam School 2019

The Foam School will take place from April 1st to 5th 2019 on the training centre in Vernon France.
This former refinery site, with all its utilities was transformed in a well-equipped centre for realistic training of credible industrial incidents.

The Foam School is accredited by the not-for-profit JOIFF organisation. (

The training has been designed for those who have to deal with or have responsibility for emergency response in case of large-scale flammable liquid fire fighting but also for insurance company personnel and fire engineers to gain more insight into fixed and mobile foam systems.

The Foam School is a blend of theory, workshops, demonstrations and practical fire fighting.
The training is provided by instructors from H2K and Dr. Sthamer.

The training program addresses the following topics:

• New developments and insights on foam systems, fire fighting foams and polar solvents
• NFPA 11: Standard for Low-, Medium-, and High-expansion Foam
• EN 1568: Fire extinguishing media, foam concentrates, specification for low expansion foam concentrates for surface application to water-immiscible liquids
• EN 13565: Fixed firefighting systems, foam systems, design and construction and maintenance
• Foam selection: testing, rating, storage and stability and international standards
• Fire fighting foams: fluor free foam concentrates, C6 foam concentrates, legislation and good practises
• Incident scenarios at atmospheric tanks and bunded areas
• Lessons learned
• Demos of fire fighting response with fixed foam systems
• Practical training

The practical training will include training of real onsite tank fire, fire in a bunded area, onsite tank fire, hydrocarbon jet fires and a large-scale ethanol pool fire.

The foam school is a 5-day event commencing at dinnertime Monday. Friday will be a travelling day.

The cost of the Foam School 2019 is € 2.249,00 per person.
These costs do not include VAT, travel, bunker gear, PPE and accommodation. All refreshments and meals at the school are included. Registration for the training is possible on the website of H2K ( till February the 28th.

For more information about airport transport to Vernon, hotel accommodations, training location
and training program please contact H2K.

Participation can be cancelled free of charge, 30 days before the training starts. Afterwards,
all costs will be charged. H2K reserves the right to cancel at least 14 days prior to the training
in case of insufficient registrations.

More information

Do you wish to obtain more information about the Foam School and when the next training is scheduled? Please feel free to contact us.

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Training in beeld

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Hiernaast een foto-impressie.

Video van Foamschool 2017