Duration: 6 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Course Name: Industrial Fire and Safety (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 6 Months (Part-Time)

Course Overview: The Part-Time Skill Development Course in Industrial Fire and Safety is a comprehensive program designed to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills needed to excel in the field of industrial fire and safety. This course focuses on both theoretical concepts and practical applications, preparing students for self-employment opportunities and career growth in the industry.

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide a fundamental understanding of industrial fire and safety principles.
  2. To train students in the identification and classification of different types of fires.
  3. To educate students about the proper use and maintenance of fire extinguishers.
  4. To teach students the basics of hazardous materials and their safe handling.
  5. To familiarize students with firefighting equipment, including hoses and pumps.
  6. To develop proficiency in electrical safety and hazard management.
  7. To instill knowledge of industrial accident prevention and response.
  8. To provide insight into disaster management and preparedness.
  9. To equip students with the skills required to assess and control risks in industrial settings.
  10. To promote safety awareness and adherence to relevant legal regulations, including the Factories Act 1948.

Course Teaching Methodology: This course employs a variety of teaching methods to ensure comprehensive learning:

  1. Lectures and Classroom Sessions: Students will attend regular lectures to acquire theoretical knowledge related to industrial fire and safety.

  2. Practical Training: Practical sessions will be conducted to allow students to apply their knowledge in simulated industrial safety scenarios.

  3. Field Visits: Students will have the opportunity to visit industrial sites to observe real-world safety practices.

  4. Group Projects: Collaborative projects will be assigned to encourage teamwork and practical problem-solving.

  5. Guest Lectures: Industry experts will be invited to share their experiences and insights with the students.

  6. Assessments: Regular assessments, including quizzes, exams, and practical evaluations, will be conducted to gauge students' understanding and progress.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment: This course holds significant importance for learners as it equips them with the knowledge and skills needed for a successful career in industrial fire and safety. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared for self-employment opportunities, including establishing their own safety consulting businesses or working in safety roles in various industries. Additionally, this course provides a strong foundation for those seeking employment in safety management positions, which are in high demand.

Course Contents (Subject-wise): The course content includes, but is not limited to, the following subjects:

  1. Basic Physics and Chemistry Related to Fire
  2. Anatomy of Fire
  3. Classification of Fire & Extinguishers
  4. Hose and Hose Fittings
  5. Foam & Foam Making Equipment
  6. Pump & Pump Operation
  7. Electricity
  8. Ladders
  9. Breathing Apparatus
  10. Water Tender and Special Appliances
  11. Automatic Fire Detection cum Alarm System
  12. Hazard and Risk
  13. Accident
  14. Safety Concept
  15. FACTORIES ACT 1948 (Amended)
  16. Fire Service Administration
  17. Watch Room Procedure & Mobilizing
  18. Rural Fire
  19. Disaster Management
  20. Occupational Hazards & Dangerous Chemicals
  21. Hazardous Chemicals
  22. Safety in Engineering Industries

Practical Training: Practical training will cover essential skills such as equipment operation, firefighting techniques, and emergency response. Students will gain hands-on experience in handling fire safety equipment and responding to various industrial safety scenarios.

Upon successful completion of this six-month part-time course, students will be well-prepared for a promising career in industrial fire and safety, with the option to pursue self-employment opportunities in this critical field. The course content can be adapted to meet specific learner requirements or regional variations as needed.

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