Fire Fighter

Fire Fighter
Introduction
Firefighters save the community from disaster situations, comprising house and building fires. They also perform fire control, inspection, prevention, rescue and emergency operation.

General Information
Course Industry:
Fire Fighter
Course duration:
240 credit hours (45 days)
Instructor:
Mr. Riaz Ahmed Malik, Mr. Nazir Ahmed
Prerequisites:
Middle or Matriculate
Course availability:
Available at Rawalpindi, Lahore and Karachi campuses.
Course Fee:
10,000 PKR ($ 200)

Desire Learning Objective

This course will help you to:

  •    React to flame cautions and fire dousers.
  •    Respond to calls for crisis therapeutic administrations and give medical aid.
  •    Respond to and give help with crisis circumstances.
  •    Clean and assess mechanical assembly and devices subsequent to coming back from a      flame.
  •    Inspect gear and instruments and illuminate senior officer of any issues.
  •    Make minor repairs to gear and apparatuses, perform routine protection
  •    upkeep errands
  •    Store fire station, apparatuses, hardware and grounds in a perfect and composed way
  •    Participate in preparing exercises and guideline sessions
  •    Gain and hold a systematic learning of the City, including boulevards,                          irregular dangers, structures, water supply and comparative things
  •    Perform different open mindfulness or instruction errands    

 

Instructional Techniques

We impart knowledge and Practical Training in following way:

Ethics, discipline, motivation, health and safety training: Half an hour daily               (10%) 

Theoretical knowledge:                                                                       One (01) hour daily              (25%)

Hands on Training:                                                                                    Six (06) hour daily                (65%)

 

COURSE CONTENTS:

Fire Department Organization

  •          Identification of Fire department
  •          Role of firefighter
  •          Function of standard operating procedures
  •          Fire department’s rules and regulations

Fire Behaviour

  •          Identification of terms

                           o         Fire/combustion
                           o         Heat
                           o         Ignition temperature
                           o         Flammable limits/flammable range
                           o         Vapor density
                           o         Solubility

  •          Fire triangle and fire tetrahedron
  •          Relationship of the concentration of oxygen to combustibility and life safety
  •          Methods of heat transfer
  •          Law of Heat Flow

Firefighting Safety

  •          Dangerous building conditions created by fire
  •          Effects of heat, smoke and water in a burning building
  •          Identification of the term “building collapse”
  •          Hazards associated to electrical emergencies
  •          Personal protective equipments usage
  •          Safety plans and procedures for ensuring a safe station/facility environment
  •          Potential consequences of exposure to combustion materials

Self Contained Breathing Apparatus

  •          Hazardous environments and use of respiratory protection
  •          Physical requirements of a SCBA
  •          Uses and limitations
  •          Identification of each component and safety feature
  •          Function of each component
  •          Inspection procedures for the basic components
  •          Safety procedures to be taken while wearing and working
  •          Emergency procedures in the event of failure
  •          Methods of donning and doffing

Portable Fire Extinguisher

  •          Classification and types of fire by symbols, pictures, and color-coding
  •          Portable fire extinguisher rating system
  •          Appropriate extinguishers and the application techniques
  •          Inspection and maintenance of fire extinguishers

Ladders

  •          Knowledge and use of ladders.
  •          Safe ladder operation
  •          Cleaning and maintenance.
  •          Inspection procedures.
  •          Methods of firefighter carriers.

Fire Hose and Appliances

  •          Construction features of hose
  •          Fire hoses types
  •          Fire hose damages and their prevention
  •          Construction features of fire hose couplings
  •          Forward and reverse hose lay
  •          Hose roll types
  •          Coupling and uncoupling procedures
  •          Hose carries types
  •          Loading hose loads or finishes types
  •          Procedures for lengthening a hose line

Emergency Medical Care

  •          Emergency response procedure
  •          First Aid and CPR

Forcible Entry

  •          Construction features, material and types of doors, windows and vertical barriers.
  •          Door and window locking devices.
  •          Identification and use of hand tools.
  •          Maintenance and inspection of hand tools used for forcible entry.
  •          Techniques of though-the-lock entry for doors and windows.

Ventilation

  •          Principles of ventilation
  •          Safety considerations and precautions.
  •          Pros and cons.
  •          Identification of signs, causes and effects of backdraft explosions.
  •          Techniques of backdraft explosion prevention

Water Supply

  •          Identification of the equipment necessary for water transfer
  •          Guidelines for loading and offloading
  •          Mobile water supply apparatus
  •          Water distribution system
  •          Awareness and use of hydrants
  •          Causes of hydrant failure
  •          Apparatus, equipment, and appliances
  •          Method for connecting to a hydrant

Nozzles and Fire Streams

  •          Identification and objective of Fire streams
  •          Training on all types of extinguishing agents
  •          Fire stream patterns types and sizes
  •          Knowledge and use of various types of nozzles
  •          Nozzle pressure effects and the flow capabilities
  •          Safety procedures to handle fire hose and related equipment

Rescue

  •          Technical Rescue Awareness training
  •          Assessment of vehicular rescue situations
  •          Room search procedures with or without using a rope or hose line
  •          Removal of victims by the use of carries and drags

Fire detection, alarm and suppression systems

  •          Fire alarm systems and their components
  •          Knowledge of fire sprinklers and its components
  •          Fire department sprinkler connection and water flow alarm
  •          Components of a hood and duct system and its uses.
  •          Wet pipe and dry pipe systems and their uses
  •          Procedure of operating a main control valve on an automatic sprinkler system

Fire Control

  •          Fire stream selection techniques
  •          Procedures for a direct, indirect and combination attack.
  •          Advantages and disadvantages of various extinguishing agent