Module 1

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Introduction
  • Background to the regulations
  • Emergency planning and procedures
  • Review
  • Rescue and Fire Fighting Services
  • Management of Rescue Firefighting Personnel
  • World Aviation Regulatory Bodies
  • ICAO
  • Civil Aviation Authority
  • FAA
  • EASA
  • Guidance in the UK
  • Developing Plans and Procedures
  • Principle objective of the Airport Fire and Rescue Services
  • Airport Emergency Plan
  • Pre Incident Planning

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Module 2

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Types of incidents
  • Infrastructure
  • Management of airports
  • Responding to incidents
  • Emergency response plans
  • Future developments
  • Airport service manual
  • Capacity
  • Minimum Fire Fighting Capacity
  • Number of Fire Tenders
  • ARFF Category – the UK CAA way
  • Levels of cover
  • Service Operational Objective
  • Optimum visibility
  • Hazard and Risk Analysis

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Module 3

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Firefighting apparatus
  • Response times
  • Local factors
  • Range of airport firefighting vehicles
  • Capacity of the foam tank
  • Operational directives of ARFFS
  • Access roads
  • Fencing
  • Difficult terrain
  • Reserve stock of firefighting agents
  • Aerodrome emergency procedures
  • Exercises
  • Immediate emergency response personnel and training
  • Competence

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Module 4

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Records
  • Firefighting agents
  • Emergency planning
  • Emergency planning arrangements
  • Emergency planning tasks
  • Planning information
  • Crash maps
  • Water supplies and drainage systems
  • Rendezvous points
  • Access
  • Air traffic control
  • Fire extinguishing agent performance criteria
  • Categories of agents
  • Wetting agents

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Module 5

This module will look at the following areas:

  • ARFF Operations document hierarchy
  • Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs)
  • Vehicle maintenance facilities
  • Facilities that require testing
  • ARFF Equipment and tools
  • Key roles of the Fire and Rescue Service
  • Multi-agency response
  • Complex locations/difficult environments
  • Crime scene
  • Emergency orders
  • Sitrep
  • First arriving vehicle
  • Definitions

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Module 6

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Response phase of an incident
  • The tactical plan
  • Standard operating procedures
  • Aviation Fire Department Models
  • Training objectives
  • Training curriculum
  • IFE
  • Recruitment process
  • ICAO airport services manual
  • Inshore rescue boats
  • CAP 699
  • CAP 168
  • Worldwide training
  • ARFF manning
  • HAZCHEM protective clothing

 

 

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Module 7

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Legislation
  • Primary Health and Safety Legislation
  • Work at Height Regulations
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • DSEAR
  • Confined Space Regulations 1997
  • COSH Regulations
  • Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Primary Fire and Rescue Service Legislation

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Module 8

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Aviation fire operations
  • 6 stages of fire operations
  • Call handling
  • Predetermined attendance
  • Mobilising resources
  • Agencies
  • Phase 2 – Arriving and gathering information
  • Assessing hazards
  • Cordon considerations
  • Fire and Rescue statutory responsibilities

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Module 9

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Tactical mode
  • Estimate the resource requirements
  • Planning the tactical plan
  • Implement and evaluate the tactical plan
  • Communicate the plan
  • Key points
  • Approaching the incident
  • Positioning the vehicles
  • Controlling an aircraft incident

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Additional Modules
These additional modules

Module 1 alternative

This module will look at the following areas:

  • Introduction
  • Background to the regulations
  • Emergency planning and procedures
  • Review
  • Rescue and Fire Fighting Services
  • Management of Rescue Firefighting Personnel
  • World Aviation Regulatory Bodies
  • ICAO
  • Civil Aviation Authority
  • FAA
  • EASA
  • Guidance in the UK
  • Developing Plans and Procedures
  • Principle objective of the Airport Fire and Rescue Services
  • Airport Emergency Plan
  • Pre Incident Planning

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Module 1 extra information to overseas standards

This module will look at the following areas:

  • NFPA 405
  • Services required at airports
  • Australia
  • United States 
  • Canada
  • New Zealand

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Module 6 extra

This module will look at the following areas:

  • USA operating model FAA
  • NFPA qualifications
  • NFPA 1001
  • Civil Aviation Safety Authority CASA
  • Air Services
  • USA training standards
  • Australia training standards

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