All courses that will lead to personnel certification shall be conducted in accordance with the requirements of NS 9600. Only training establishments that are certified according to NS 9600-3 can offer courses. All courses are based on the approved curricula.

Courses are twofold, with both theoretical and practical training. The courses are physically demanding and good general physical fitness, strength and coordination is a prerequisite for conducting the courses.

On the last day of the course there will be examination. The exam consists of a theory test and a practical test. Both tests must be passed in order to become certified.