Duration: 1 YEAR

Course Syllabus

Course Name: Fire and Safety Engineering ( Skill Development Course

Course Duration: 1 Year (Part-Time)

Course Overview: The Part-Time Skill Development Course in Fire and Safety Engineering is designed to equip students with the essential knowledge and skills required for a career in fire and safety management. This course focuses on both theoretical understanding and practical application, preparing students for self-employment opportunities in the field of fire and safety.

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide a comprehensive understanding of the fundamentals of fire and safety engineering.
  2. To familiarize students with various types of fires, their causes, and the principles of combustion.
  3. To train students in the proper handling and operation of fire extinguishers.
  4. To teach students about firefighting equipment such as hoses, hydrants, and foam-making equipment.
  5. To introduce students to electrical safety and hazards, along with preventive measures.
  6. To develop proficiency in the use of ladders and breathing apparatus.
  7. To provide knowledge of first aid and emergency response.
  8. To instill a strong sense of safety discipline and hazard identification.
  9. To educate students on relevant legal aspects and regulations, such as the Factories Act 1948.
  10. To offer practical training and hands-on experience in various aspects of fire and safety engineering.

Course Teaching Methodology: This course employs a combination of teaching methods to ensure effective learning:

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

  2. Practical Training: Practical sessions will be conducted to allow students to apply their knowledge in simulated firefighting scenarios and equipment operation.

  3. Field Visits: Students will have the opportunity to visit industrial sites and learn about 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 immense importance for learners as it equips them with the skills and knowledge needed for a successful career in fire and safety engineering. Graduates of this program will be well-prepared for self-employment opportunities, including starting their own safety consulting businesses or working in safety roles across 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. Hydrant & Fittings
  6. Foam & Foam Making Equipment
  7. Pump & Pump Operation
  8. Hydraulics
  9. Electricity
  10. Ladders
  11. Breathing Apparatus
  12. Water Tender and Special Appliances
  13. Small & Special Gears
  14. First Aid and Resuscitation
  15. Automatic Fire Detection cum Alarm System
  16. Discipline
  17. Hazard and Risk
  18. Accident
  19. Safety Concept
  20. Factories Act 1948 (Amended)
  21. Health, Safety, and Welfare
  22. Lighting, Ventilation & Work-Related Stress
  23. Construction Industry

Practical Training: The practical component of the course will cover essential skills such as equipment operation, first aid, and road safety. Students will gain hands-on experience in using safety equipment and responding to emergencies.

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

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