Airport Rescue & Firefighter (NFPA 1003)
Airport Firefighters who are responsible for aircraft rescue and fire fighting who require certification to NFPA 1003 standards and accreditation by IFSAC.
The pre-requisites for entry onto this training programme are: NFPA 1001 Firefighter 1 & Firefighter 2 and NFPA 742 Hazmat Awareness & Hazmat Operations.
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.
To provide the student with the technical knowledge and practical training required for effective deployment of equipment and personnel in order to deal with an aircraft accident utilising the principles of the “safe person concept”.
At the end of the course the course member will be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills and understanding as outlined in NFPA 1003 standards and accredited by IFSAC.
A comprehensive basic training course which includes the following subject areas: Fundamental Aircraft Fire Fighting Techniques, Use of PPE, Fire Behaviour, Aircraft construction and its reaction to fire, ARFF operations, Military Aircraft, National Defence Area limitations, Dangers Associated with Aircraft Fuels, Hazardous areas in and around Aircraft, Aircraft Fuelling Systems, Aircraft ingress and egress (Hatches, doors and chutes), Cargo Hazards, Crash scene perimeters, Hot, Warm and Cold zones working and Critical Stress Management Policies and Procedures.
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% resulting in the International Fire Services Accredited Certificate (IFSAC) accreditation gold seal award.
Certification and Awarding Body:
Upon successful completion of the course students will receive the International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) Certificate. The Certificate is valid for four years.
The International College of Engineering and Management (ICEM).
15 days over 3 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