Preparation week for the fire department training in Caribbean part of The Netherlands

Next week, 12 employees of the fire departments from different islands will start with the ‘VakOvD’ training for firefighters within the Caribbean part of the Netherlands. A ‘VakOvD’ is a fire officer who has a leading role while responding to the incident, and which also has an executive function in the fire department organization. The weeks of training will be given, spread over Bonaire, St. Maarten and Aruba. It is the first time that this training is conducted within the Caribbean part of The Netherlands and that the teachers are also from here (St. Maarten, Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire). To prepare the teachers properly for their task, a preparation week has been organized on Bonaire this week. After this the teachers will be, even better,  able to provide a good and interesting training.