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The course duration is one day. A ‘Certificate of Training’ is issued to all participants. This course covers the theory part of Aircraft Fire Guard Training, preparing the participant for the practical visit to the helicopter and practical on using of portable firefighting equipment. The emphasis would be on the requirement of ICAO Annex 14, OGP requirements, OSHA 1994 and guide line from AISB/CHC standards.
The target participants are HLOs, Ground Handlers, Engineering Fitter/Asst Fitter, Helper and other safety representatives. The Aircraft Fire Guard Training will be presented by Our Trainers - one which is expert on helicopter operation and the other one expert in Fire Fighting . The facilitators would also share their wealth of knowledge, of helicopter operations and Fire Safety.
Profile of the one-day Aircraft Fire Guard Training:
The course is based on CHC/AISB required standard and reference with ICAO Annex 14 and Malaysia OSHA 1994 which is an industry standard, recognised by all major OGP companies. It describes the Aircraft Fire Guard regime that would meet safety and legal expectations of helicopter operators and asset owners alike.
HCS is actively involved in aviation and helideck standards for Shell, Petronas, Exxon, Nippon, Talisman and other OGP.  We are on Helideck Standards Committee, participating in amendment, update and improvement of processes. Due to the constant changes, refresher training should take place at three yearly intervals - the refresher course requirement is also covered in one day.
The primary reference material for the One-day course are:

  • Fire Guard Training Standard.
  • International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) - Annex 14.

Included, as relevant for operations are:

  • Malaysia OSHA 1994.

And an overview of the following:

  • ICAO Heliports Manual.
  • Best Global Industry Practice.

Delegates successfully completing the course will have gained knowledge of and have the ability to:

  • Maintain a States of Readiness. Recognise and manage the special hazards associated with Helicopter Operations and to act to prevent incidents occurring.
  • Supervise Helicopter Starting Up
  • Supervise Helicopter Shutting Down
  • Supervise the safe refuelling of helicopters on Apron.
  • Co-ordinate and Control the response to emergencies
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