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Course Title: FIRE PREVENTION & FIRE FIGHTING

Duration: 3 Days

COVERAGE / PROGRAM FOCUS:
  • Introduction, Safety & Principles
  • Theory of fire
  • Condition of fires
  • Properties of flammable materials
  • Fire hazard & spread of fire
  • Classification of fire
  • Fire Detection
  • Fire & smoke detection system
  • Automatic fire alarm
  • Fixed - Fire Ext.System
  • General/Video
  • Smothering effect : CO2
  • Inhibitor effect : halogenated hydrocarbon & powders
  • Cooling effect system : sprinkler
  • Emergency fire pump
  • Chemical ponder applicants
  • Misc. Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Fire hose & nozzles
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Fireman's outfit
  • Breathing apparatus
  • Ship Fire Fighting Organization
  • General emergency alarm
  • Fire control plans & master list
  • Communications
  • Personal safety procedures
  • Periodic shipboard drills
  • Patrol system/video
  • Fire Fighting Organization
  • Knowledge of fire safety arrangements
  • Fire alarm & first actions / video
  • Video on fire drills
  • Small fire
  • Extensive fire
  • Drills in smoke-filled space
  • Assessment/feedback
METHOD:

Combination of classroom lecture-presentation and discussion reinforced with case studies.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT / TARGET GROUP:

The course is mandatory for all to join ship.

COURSE CERTIFICATE:

A certificate of course completion shall be issued to those who shall satisfactorily fulfill the course requirements. Certificate of Proficiency is issued by the Department of Shipping on completion of an oral test.