Fire Fighting: Basic

Training Description

This training provides participants with an appreciation of the significance of fire safety and their responsibilities so that they can act in a competent manner in the event of fire to minimize risk and injuries and to aid in the prevention of the spread of fire.  This one day program is a combination of theory and practical training on fire prevention and firefighting techniques.  The course will take the participants through a range of fire related topics; principles of fire triangle, location of firefighting equipment and escape routes, fire chemistry and ignition sources, fire hazards, flammable materials and fire spread, need for vigilance and readiness for emergency response, fire/smoke detection and alarm systems, portable firefighting equipment, PPE & RPE.  The afternoon practical session includes using hand-held firefighting equipment on real fires. Every participant takes part in using the extinguishers.

Training Objectives

Each attendee who will complete this training will gain the following outcomes:-

  •  Apply a practical knowledge and skills on fire fighting
  • Discuss fire prevention and firefighting techniques including principles of fire triangle, location of firefighting equipment and escape routes as well as fire chemistry and ignition sources
  • Employ fire hazards, flammable materials and fire spread
  • Determine the need for vigilance and readiness for emergency response
  • Control fire and smoke detection and alarm systems
  • Enumerate portable firefighting equipment
  • Discuss the difference between PPE and RPE
  • Demonstrate hand-held firefighting equipment on real fire using the extinguisher
  • Practice firefighting in a safely and professional manner

Who should attend?

This course is beneficial for Fire warden personnel and those individuals who are in charged with fire safety.

Training Program

The following program is planned for this training. However, the instructor(s) may modify this program before or during the training for technical reasons with no prior notice to the delegates. Nevertheless, the training objectives will always be met:

DAY 1

08:30 – 09:00

Registration & Coffee

09:00 – 09:30

Welcome & Introduction

09:30 – 10:15

Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting TechniquesPrinciples of Fire Triangle

10:15 – 10:45

Location of Fire Fighting Equipment & Escape RoutesFire Chemistry & Ignition Sources

10:45 – 11:00

Break

11:00 – 11:50

Fire HazardsFlammable Materials & Fire Spread

11:50 – 12:40

Need for Vigilance & Readiness for Emergency Response Fire/Smoke Detection & Alarm Systems

12:40 –- 01:30

Portable Fire Fighting Equipment PPE & RPE

01:30 – 02:10

Lunch

02:10 – 04:00

Practical ExerciseUsing Hand-Held Firefighting Equipment on Real FireNote: Every Participants takes Part in Using the Extinguishers

04:00 – 04:20

Training Summary

04:20 – 04:30

Giving of Certificate of Training of Completion

     04:30

End of the Course

 Spaces available on the following dates:

Material given during the training:  [DVD’s and Case Studies will be used during this course to illustrate examples of good and bad change implementation processes].

Before the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete a Pre-Course Assessment Form to determine their current level and objectives for attending the course. The content of such Form will be used by the trainer only to give tailored training that is focused on each group of delegates.

At the end of the course

Each delegate will be asked to complete an Individual Development Plan and Vocational Completion Certificate.

 

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