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Company Profile

CFO, is an OPITO-certified offshore training company.

It was founded in Italy in 2001 with the aim of pooling together the expertise of various companies working in and around Ravenna, its port, and on offshore rigs working on the Adriatic coast. Over the years CFO’s skilled operators have honed their knowledge, offering expert training to all those working in offshore and related activities: marine, commercial diving, shipping and port.

Today, CFO’s many prestigious international and national awards and certificates attest its top level training programmes, making it a leading training company recognised both in Italy and abroad. CFO is the company others turn to for a partner they can count on for enhanced performance and ever greater efficiency.

CFO enjoys extensive industry accreditations and approvals as follows:

  • OPITO - Offshore Petroleum Industry Training Organization
  • IMCA - International Marine Contractors Association
  • Ministry of Infrastructures and Transport (Italy)
  • RINA – Quality Management Certification
  • Recognised Exam Centre for Certification of Non Destructive Testing (NDT) crew

CFO operates mainly in the following sectors:

  • Offshore
  • Safety at work
  • Maritime
  • Diving
  • Helicopter Crew
  • Emergency First Aid
  • Non Destructive Testing (NDT)

CFO caters for companies working in the offshore and maritime sector, in and around ports or on rigs or in mining. It’s perfect for companies needing expert training for their teams, not simply to keep up to date with safety at work norms and regulations but so they can optimise company production and efficiency. C.F.O. offers maximum flexibility, tailoring courses to fit the exact needs of each company.

C.F.O.’s site-specific training facilities cover 1200 m2 including a 15m x 8m, 5m. deep swimming pool complete with changing rooms, four lecture rooms, two of which with space for up to 25 students, a common room with wi-fi for rest and relaxation, a canteen and a fully equipped sick bay as well as its general offices. Outside the C.F.O. buildings there is also a Fire Fighting and Training Area with a smoke room, an outdoor pool with a TEMPSC lifeboat and Hyperbaric training simulator approved for depths of up to 100m.