Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

  • Basic Physics and Chemistry related to Fire : Definition of Matter and
   energy, Physical properties of matter like Density, specific gravity, Relative
   density, Vapour density, Melting & Boiling point, flammable limits, latent
   heat, Effects of density on behaviour of gases, , Basics of oxidizing and
   reducing agents, Acids. Flammable liquids- classification and types of tanks,
   Dust and Explosion, Liquid and Gas Fires, LPG.
  •  Anatomy of Fire: Definition of Combustion, Elements of Combustion,
   Products of Combustion, Heat of reaction and calorific value, Flash point,
   Fire point, Ignition temperature and spontaneous combustion.

  • Classification of Fire & Extinguishers - Classification of Fire and types ofextinguishers, maintenance, method of operation. Techniques of fire
   extinction-Smothering cooling and starvation. Halon and it detrimental
   effect on environment. Alternatives of Halon.
  • Hose and Hose Fittings: Types of Suction and Delivery Hoses, Hose-reel,
   causes of decay, Care and Maintenance, Marking of Hose, Repair of hose,
   Standard tests of Delivery Hoses, Definition and different groups of Hose
   Fittings. Types and Construction of Suction; Monitors, Water-cum-foam
   Monitor, Nozzles & branch holders, collecting head and suction hose,
   Fittings; frost valve, Deep lift suction fittings, Breechings, Adaptors and
   Blank cap suction reduction piece, Hose Ramps, Care & Maintenance of
   Hose Fittings.
  • Hydrant & Fittings: Introduction of Hydrant and Water supplies, Hydrant
   Gears and Equipment, Marking, Testing, cares maintenance Operation.
  •  Foam & Foam Making Equipment: Water as an extinguishant- its merits,
   demerits and modification. Introduction to all types of foam concentrate,
   properties of foams and techniques of extinguishment by
   foam, types of foams, Characteristics of good foam, foam making Equipment-
   Mechanical. High Expansion and Low Expansion Foam. Storage of foam
   Compound. Dry Chemical Powder- Types and application. Carbon dioxide as
  • Pump & Pump Operation : Classification of common types in use, Methods of
   Priming, Testing and Fault-finding, care and Maintenance and standard Test,
   Introduction of centrifugal pump, care and maintenance.

  •  Hydraulics: Pressure and Head, pressure and Flow, mensuration, Nozzle's
   discharge, calculation of water capacity of tank, requirement for specific fire size.

  •  Electricity : Fundamentals of electricity, Generation and Distribution, Common
   causes of electrical fire and its remedial measures, electrical hazards including
   static electricity and protective measures and fire-fighting procedure, Elementary
   knowledge of Fire Protection and fire-fighting in different premises, electrocution.
  • Ladders: Introduction, Types of Ladders, Construction features of
   conventional Ladders, Operational use, Elementary Knowledge of T.T.L. & Snorkel
   (As per Bureau of I.S.).
  • Breathing Apparatus: Introduction of Types of B.A. Sets in use, Working
   principles and Care and maintenance.

  • Water Tender and Special Appliance : Introduction to Rescue/ Emergency
   Tender, CO2 tender, DCP Tender, Hose laying lorry, Water Bouser and High
   pressure pumps, special appliances.

  • Small & Special gears : Function & Construction-G.R. Tools; Function &
   Construction-Breaking in and Cutting tools, Pulley blocks; Function &
   Construction-Lighting Function & Construction-Lifting & Rescue
   tools; Operation of hydraulically operated, diesel operated and electrically
   operated tools, . Care & maintenance of equipment.
  •  First Aid, Resuscitation: Definition of First-Aid, Qualities of first aider, Shock-
   Signs and Symptoms, Asphyxia-Signs and Symptoms, Wounds and Hemorrhage -Classification of injuries, Signs, Symptoms and management, Burns, Scalds and
   frost Bits signs and symptoms and management. Causes and types of fractures
   Sprain & Dislocation-Signs and symptoms, Snake Bite-Treatment.
  •  Automatic Fire Detection cum Alarm System: Introduction of Types of
   Detectors- Smoke, Heat, Flame/Gas Detectors, Operating principles, Control
  •  Discipline: Introduction, Importance of Discipline, General Principles of
   discipline, essentials for discipline and outward Signs.
  •  Hazard and Risk: Causes, Identification, Evaluation & Control. HAZOP, Sources
   for Information on Hazard Evaluation. Risk and Risk Analysis.
  •  Accident : Industrial Accidents, Classification of Accidents, Need for the
   Analysis of Accidents,Accidents Reports, Methods Adopted for Reducing
   Accidents, Investigation of Accidents, SafetySlogans, Safety Precautions adopted
   in the Plant.
  • Safety Concept : Introduction to Safety Management, Safety Policy, Safety
   Committee, , Responsibility of Management, Safety Officers Duties &
   Responsibilities, Safety Targets, Objectives, Standards, Practices and
  •  FACTORIES ACT 1948 (Amended) :-
  • Health – Cleanness, Disposal of Waste , Ventilation and Temperatures, Dust &
   Fumes, Drinking Water, Lighting, Latrines & urinals.

  •  Safety - Fencing of machineries, Work on or near machinery in motion, Hoists
   and lifts, Pressure plants, Floors, Stairs and means of escape, Protection against
  • fumes & gases, Safety offers.. Welfare - Washing facilities in Dry clothing, Storing, Sitting, First Aid
   Appliances, Canteen, Shelters for rest & lunch, Crèches, Welfare officers, Right &
   Obligation of workers.
  •  Lighting, Ventilation & Work related stress: Introduction to Lighting,
   Ventilation, Heat Stress, Cold Stress, and Noise.
  • Construction Industry: General Safety Provisions related to construction
   industry, Safety in the use of Construction Machinery, Safe Access / Egress
   Importance of Good House Keeping.

   Familiarization with the Institute, Documentation of Student, Issuance of Dress,
   Books, Hostel Accommodation (If required) and Store. Importance of trade
   training, Equipments used in the trade, types of work done by the trainees in the
   trade. Introduction to safety equipments and their uses. Introduction of first aid,
   Road safety, operation of Electrical mains.

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