Rescue And Fire Fighting Programmes
Senior Fire
Officers Course


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

  • Illustrate the theories, principles and practices of fire station management, training, facilities and fire-safety
  • Appreciate and understand command and control at aircraft crash site to prepare them for their role as
    senior fire officers
Course Content
  • Fire Station Management
  • International Civil Aviation Organization Standards and Recommended Practices for rescue fire-fighting
    services (ARFF)
  • Management and leadership in the fire service
  • Basic budgeting and procurement
  • Estimating expenditure
  • Airport emergency planning
  • Aerodrome safety management system
  • Surveillance audit for civil aerodrome
  • Human factors

Training and Facilities Planning:

  • Competency-based training
  • Proficiency standards and ratings
  • Design and siting of airport fire Station

Fire Service Equipment:

  • Latest technology and equipment specifications
  • Fire-fighting extinguishing agents
  • ARFF vehicle standards and vehicle Performance Test

Fire Safety:

  • Hangar and building fire protection
  • Airport fire safety
  • Fire safety engineering
  • Hazards of aircraft refueling operations

Fire Service Operations:

  • Analysis and evaluation of recent aircraft accidents
  • Response to airport emergencies
  • Response to hazardous material incidents
  • Command and control structure
  • Water rescue plan
  • Aircraft accident investigation

Practical Training:

  • On-scene command and control at aircraft crash site
  • Case studies
  • Tactical table-top exercises and debriefs
  • Physical exercises

On-the-Job Training:

  • Visits to facilities of technical interest
Target Group
  • Fire Officers from any industry
Course Duration
  • 6 weeks
Delivery Method
  • Classroom Training
  • Case study/Video clips
  • Practical Exercises
  • Mock Exercises
  • Internal Faculty