Airport Rescue and Fire Fighter (Initial) CAR 139, ICAO 9137
Designed For :
Personnel with no previous experience in aviation fire fighting who wish to become an airport fire fighter or who are required to demonstrate competence in the role of an airport fire fighter because of employment at an airport.
Personnel shall meet the medical criteria as laid down in CAR 139 and should have satisfied their employer that they are capable of achieving the technical and practical aspects of this programme.
Health and Safety:
Due to the physical nature and demands of this course, members must be physically fit enough to undertake strenuous, physical activities. Course members must attend with suitable and sufficient Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) which is appropriate for the risks involved in fire and rescue operations. Alternatively the college can provide PPE for course members.
This course provides both the technical and practical training required for effective deployment of equipment and personnel in order to deal with an aircraft incident.
Upon successful completion of this training, students will be able to perform as an Integral part of an Airport Fire Team and carry out the appropriate activities necessary to ensure life safety, fire control and property conservation.
A comprehensive basic training course which includes the following subject areas: Communications, Fire Ground Operations, Rescue Operations, Aircraft Construction, Chemistry of Combustion, Fire Classification, Extinguishers, Pumps and Primers, Secondary agents and Foam, Foam Making Equipment, Casualty Handling, Aviation fuel and Fuel Tanks, Water Supplies and Basic Hydraulics, Use of Ladders, Working in Smoke, Standard tests and Knots and Lines. This course is conducted to the standards laid down by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO 9137) and the local CAR 139 requirements.
Presentation and Delivery:
By a combination of interactive lectures, group work, realistic practical demonstration exercises and debriefs, with a strong emphasis on experiential learning and self-directed private study.
This course can be provided in: English, Arabic or English with Arabic support.
Course Staff and Facilities:
College staff with the relevant operational and managerial experience and technical knowledge.
Number of Instructors Required:
1 instructor per 6 students
Minimum Number of Course Members:
Assessment and Reporting:
Continuous assessment throughout the course, with feedback being provided to facilitate reflection and personal development.
Course members will undertake a written and practical assessment achieving a minimum pass mark of 60%.
Certification and Awarding Body:
Upon successful completion of training, course members will be competent to the standards laid down by the International Civil Aviation Organisation and will receive the International College of Engineering and Management course Certificate. The Certificate is valid for four years.
The International College of Engineering and Management (ICEM).
30 days over 6 weeks
08.30 – 12.30 and 13.30 – 16.30hrs Saturday to Wednesday.
See course schedule for the latest course dates. Where student numbers are insufficient bespoke dates can be mutually agreed.
Bookings and Enquiries:
The Marketing Department
International College of Engineering and Management
Fire and Safety Division
P.O. Box 2511
Sultanate of Oman
Tel: (+968) 245 212 56 Fax: (+968) 245 210 42