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Rescue And Fire Fighting Programmes
Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting


After completion of this programme, the participant will be able to:

  • State the basic elements of Airport Services Manual Part-1, in accordance with the provision of Annex – 14, Vol -1; in providing an appropriate Airport Rescue and Fire Fighting (ARFF) services as contained in its official document
  • List the ARFF requirements of Airport Services Manual (Doc 9137-AN/898 Part-1)
  • Describe and appreciate the provisions of Annex – 14, Vol- 1, Chapter 9
Course Content
  • General Considerations
  • Level of Protection to be provided
  • Airport Facilities Affecting Rescue and Fire Fighting Services
  • Communication and Alarm Requirements
  • Factors in the Specification Process for RFF Vehicles
  • Protective Clothing and Respiratory Equipment
  • Ambulance and Medical Services
  • Extinguishing Agent Characteristic
  • Fire Stations
  • Personnel
  • Emergency Organization
  • Aircraft Fire Fighting and Rescue Procedures
  • Rescue Operations in Difficult Environments
  • Training
  • Foaming of runways for Emergency Landings
  • Aircraft Fuelling Practices
  • Availability of Rescue and Fire Fighting Information
Target Group
  • Airlines, Airports and its Operating / Supporting Staff
  • Civil Aviation Authorities
  • Airport Authorities / Operators
  • Civil Defence Organizations
  • Municipal Fire Brigades
  • Oil-Refining and Petrochemical Industries
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • State / Central Emergency and Rescue Services
  • Private Securities Agencies
Course Duration
  • 1 Day
Delivery Method
  • Classroom Training
  • Familiarization of ARFF facility
  • Internal Faculty