The Association for Business Promotion in Romania, within the ROHU-10 VOLUNTEER project, organizes authorized initiation courses of a Servant Firefighter, having the COR CODE 541104, the course being approved by the General Inspectorate for Emergency Situations (IGSU).

Who is it for?

The course is addressed to all persons who are willing to specialize in the field of fire service, to all those who wish to make a career in this profession and also to the persons who are part of the intervention team and first aid in the voluntary or private services.

What are the documents required for registration?

  • ID card
  • Birth certificate
  • Marriage Certificate / Divorce Decision (if applicable)
  • Minimum compulsory education diploma (8-10 classes)
  • Medical opinion from the family doctor attesting: “Suitable for the occupation of Servant Firefighter”

Course structure:

The duration of the course of Servant Firefighter being 160 hours, out of which 54 hours theoretical training and 106 hours practical training.

The course is interactive with a focus on the practical side, which helps them gain a good knowledge of the knowledge needed to carry out emergencies.

The main topics of the course are:

  • Carrying out the preparatory activities for intervention in emergencies
  • Carrying out the activities prior to the emergency intervention
  • Execution of the intervention in emergencies
  • Maintenance of the technical means of intervention provided
  • Applying the legal provisions regarding occupational health and safety
  • Application of environmental protection rules

Examination and certification:

The course of Servant Firefighter will end with an examination after which will obtain certificates of graduation, recognized by the Ministry of Labor and the Ministry of Education.

Course Subjects Duration in hours
1.Carrying out the preparatpry activities for intervention in emergencies Subject 1 – Knowledge and management of accessories for the protection of servants. (4 hours) – 1 hour theory, 3 hours practice

 

Subject 2 – Climbing (crossing) over obstacles, through narrow spaces and over reduced support surfaces. (3 hours)

 

Subject 3 – Technique of stretching and tightening the hose rollers (2 hours)

 

Subject 4 – The technique of handling the stairs. (2 hours)

 

Subject 5 – Regulation on the organization and conduct of professional competitions of voluntary and private services for emergencies. (1 hour)

 

Subject 6 – Learning and executing the proofs of the professional competitions of the voluntary and private services for emergencies. The competition test “Track with obstacles on 100 m”. (3 hours)

 

Subject 7 – Learning and executing the proofs of the professional competitions of the voluntary and private services for emergencies. Contest of the test “Stafta 4 x 100 m”. (3 hours)

 

Subject 8 – Learning and executing the proofs of the professional competitions of the voluntary and private services for emergencies. Contest sample “Intervention device”. (3 hours)

 

Subject 9 – Normative acts that regulate the activity in emergencies. (2 hours)

 

Subject 10 – Emergency situations. (1 hour)

 

Subject 11 – General fire protection rules. (2 hours)

 

Subject 12 – Specific terms and expressions for fire defense. (2 hours)

 

Subject 13 – General notions of physics and chemistry specific to firefighters. (2 hours)

 

Subject 14 – Ignition sources. General, description, demonstration. (2 hours)

 

Subject 15 – Determinants of fire risk. (1 hour)

 

Subject 16 – The fire and its evolution. Propagation of fires. (1 hour)

 

Subject 17 – Firefighters. (1 hour)

 

Subject 18 – Accessories for emergency interventions. (4 hours) – 1 hour theory, 3 hours practice

 

Subject 19 – Fire extinguishers. (3 hours) – 1 hour theory, 2 hours practice

 

Subject 20 – Special fire extinguishing systems. (1 hour)

 

Subject 21 – Automatic fire signaling installations. (1 hour)

 

Subject 22 – Water supply sources in case of fire. Water supply technique. (4 hours)

 

Subject 23 – Presentation of the work possibilities and the technical-tactical characteristics of the special vehicles. (4 hours)

 

Subject 24 – General fire protection measures for the exploitation of installations related to constructions. (1 hour)

 

Subject 25 – Preventing fires when storing, marketing and using LPG bottles. (1 hour)

 

Subject 26 – General measures to prevent fires when carrying out works with open fire. (1 hour)

 

Subject 27 – Emergency situations caused by floods. Flood prevention and protection measures. (1 hour)

 

Subject 28 – Emergency situations caused by landslides. General notions, preventive measures and rules of behavior. (1 hour)

 

Subject 29 – Emergency situations caused by earthquakes. (1 hour)

 

Subject 30 – Emergency situations caused by nuclear accidents and / or radiological emergencies. (1 hour)

 

Subject 31 – Emergency situations generated by major accidents involving dangerous substances. (1 hour)

 

Subject 32 – Emergency situations generated by major biological risks. (1 hour)

 

Subject 33 – General rules regarding the activity of notification, warning, pre-alarm and alarm in emergency situations. Emergency evacuation. (1 hour)

 

Subject 34 – Improvement of the skills regarding the technique of stretching and tightening the hose rollers. (2 hours)

 

Subject 35 – Improvement of the skills regarding the technique of handling hand stairs. (2 hours)

66 hours preparation out of which: – 36 hours practical training

 

2.Carrying out the activities prior to the emergency intervention Subject 1 – Organization of groups at the special vehicles for emergency interventions. (2 hours)

 

Subject 2 – Duties of servants. (6 hours) – 2 hours theory, 4 hours practice

 

Subject 3 – The technique of performing the duties of the servants at the interventions. (4 hours)

 

Subject 4 – Assembly and marching formations. Moving from one band to another. (2 hours)

 

Subject 5 – Assembly for intervention. Rules and measures to protect the servants at the meeting for intervention. Moving to the intervention site. (3 hours)

 

Subject 6 – Entry into action of forces, location of means and realization of the pre-intervention device. (4 hours)

 

Subject 7 – Execution of recognition. Analysis of the situation and decision making. (2 hours)

 

Subject 8 – Evacuation, rescue and or protection of persons, animals and property. (2 hours)

 

Subject 9 – Methods and procedures for rescuing people from basements, from rubble, from narrow spaces and from the floors of buildings. (4 hours)

 

Subject 10 – Realization, adaptation and completion of the intervention device. (6 hours)

 

Subject 11 – Identification of hazardous substances classified according to ADR. (1 hour)

36 hours preparation out of which: – 33 hours practical training

 

3.Execution of the intervention in emergencies Subject 1 – Fire extinguishing technique. (2 hours)

 

Subject 2 – Fire extinguishing technique. (1 hour)

 

Subject 3 – Firefighting. (20 hours)

 

Subject 4 – Intervention in case of floods. (1 hour)

 

Subject 5 – Working with special installations. (4 hours)

 

Subject 6 – Intervention in case of landslides. (1 hour)

 

Subject 7 – Intervention in case of nuclear accident and / or radiological emergency, chemical and biological accident. (1 hour)

 

Subject 8 – Intervention in the event of an earthquake. (1 hour)

 

Subject 9 – Providing first aid. (3 hours)

 

Subject 10 – Clearance of fire effects. Limiting and removing the consequences of the emergency situation. (1 hour)

 

Subject 11 – Withdrawal of forces and means and restoration of combat capabilities. (1 hour)

36 hours preparation out of which: – 27 hours practical training

 

4.Maintenance of the technical means of intervention provided Subject 1 – Classification of the technical means of intervention provided. (1 hour)

 

Subject 2 – Norms for operating the special vehicles and equipment provided. (1 hour)

 

Subject 3 – Technical assistance works for the intervention vehicles. (2 hours) – 1 hour theory, 1 practical hour

 

Subject 4 – Technical assistance works for the intervention machines. (2 hours) – 1 hour theory, 1 practical hour

 

Subject 5 – Technical assistance for intervention accessories. (2 hours)

 

Subject 6 – Operations for checking and maintaining portable and portable fire extinguishers. (2 hours)

 

Subject 7 – Checking the safety in operation and operation of some protection and rescue accessories. (2 hours)

 

Subject 8 – Maintenance, verification and operation of special fire alarms. (2 hours)

 

Subject 9 – Retention and verification of extinguishing substances. (1 hour)

 

Subject 10 – Attributions regarding the maintenance of the means of intervention. (1 hour)

16 hours preparation out of which: – 10 hours practical training

 

5.Applying the legal provisions regarding occupational health and safety Subject 1 – Work-specific risks at work Normative acts that regulate the activity of health and safety at work. (1 hour)

 

Subject 2 – General norms regarding the security of the personnel destined for the intervention in case of emergencies. (1 hour)

 

Subject 3 – Types of accidents. Methods and procedures of intervention in case of accident. (1 hour)

 

3 hours of preparation

 

6.Application of environmental protection rules Subject 1 – Normative acts that regulate the activity of environmental protection. (1 hour)

 

Subject 2 – Methods and procedures for reducing environmental risks. (1 hour)

 

Subject 3 – Methods and methods of action for reducing the consumption of natural resources. (1 hour)

 

3 hours of preparation

 

Total: 160 hours out of which 54 theoretical training and 106 practical hours