Calamity training (Specialist)
Persons designated to lead a fire-fighting and rescue team at an offshore mining installation.
To train the delegate in leading a fire-fighting and rescue team in emergency situations.
- The role of the fire-fighting and rescue team leader;
- Delegating duties of the fire-fighting and rescue team members;
- Assessing and evaluating team performance;
- Indoor fire-fighting and rescue;
- Plant fire-fighting and rescue;
- Helicopter fire-fighting;
- Rescuing crew and passengers from a burning helicopter;
- Container on open deck fire-fighting;
- Pressurized valve fire-fighting;
- Incident with heavy loads;
- Incident with chemicals;
- Organizing exercises;
- Thorough knowledge of fire-resistant structures in relation to mining installations;
- Thorough knowledge of the requirements in relation to the maintenance of equipment and supplies;
- Thorough knowledge of fire-fighting equipment;
- Thorough knowledge of fixed extinguishing systems;
- Thorough knowledge of detection systems; and
- Maintaining adequate communications.
Performing efficiently all techniques mentioned in the learning targets.
Conditions for practical exercises:
- A fire-fighting and rescue team shall consist of at least 5 persons including leader.
- There shall be 2 instructors per group and maximum 6 delegates per instructor.
Basic course = 2 days.
Refresher course = 1½ days.
Conditions for participation in the basic course:
The delegate shall be in the possession of a valid registration in the Personal Safety Logbook of the “Member Fire-fighting and Rescue team Offshore Course” (2.6a) and at least 1 year experience in an offshore fire-fighting and rescue team.
*Note: Delegates with a valid 2.6a/b certificate, not medically fit for the use of breathing apparatus, may be enrolled into the 2.8a training.
Conditions for participation in the refresher course:
The delegate shall be in the possession of a valid registration in the Personal Safety Logbook of the “Leader Fire-fighting and Rescue team Offshore Course” (2.8a).
**Note: Delegates with a valid 2.8a certificate, not medically fit for the use of breathing apparatus, may be enrolled into the 2.8b refresher training.
Combined refresher course:
In order to take benefit of building team effort, it is allowed to combine the refresher training of both Fire-fighting and Rescue Team Leader 2.8b, and Fire-fighting and Rescue Team Member 2.6b at the same time.
The conditions are:
There shall be a mix of 75% members and 25% leaders in a combined refresher course.
The learning targets as well as the time allocation of each delegate shall be maintained.