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IFE Level 2 Certificate Examination Syllabus : Institution of Fire Engineers

Organization : IFE – The Institution of Fire Engineers
Examination : IFE Level 2 Certificate Examination
Announcement : Syllabus
Subject : Fire Science,Operations and Safety

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IFE Level 2 Certificate Examination Syllabus

Unit 1: Fire Science, Operations and Fire Safety
Section 1: Fire Engineering Science

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Mathematics

 Assessment Objective Knowledge, Understanding and Skills 1.1 Carry out calculations to determine the area, volume and capacity of various shapes Shapes including: square, triangle, rectangle, trapezium, rhombus, circle, cylinder, cube, irregularly shaped objects How to calculate area, volume, capacity Units of measurement for different purposes Presentation of calculations 1.2 Calculate the capacity of hose and/or pipelines How to calculate capacity

Physical Properties of Matter

 Assessment Objective Knowledge, Understanding and Skills 2.1 Define, understand and use terms Mass Density Vapour density Liquids of different density Gases of different density Matter and energy Melting point, boiling point and evaporation

3. Mechanics :

 Assessment Objective Knowledge, Understanding and Skills 3.1 Define and understand basic terms and be able to carry out basic calculations involving physical mechanics Energy Force Friction Gravity Mass Momentum Motion Power Pressure Velocity Weight Work

Fire and Rescue Operations

Section 2: :
1. Pre-Planning and Incident Command :

 Assessment Objective Knowledge, Understanding and Skills 1.1 Understand the value of pre-planning for incidents Significance of topography The safety of emergency and non-emergency personnel Safety with regard to environmental impact The nature of premises and processes Water supplies Liaison with key site personnel Other external partners/stakeholders 1.2 Understand the stages involved in an incident and the activities undertaken Initial assessment of an incident Development Closing stage Post-incident activities including debriefing 1.3 Understand the incident command system The impact of health and safety on the incident ground Definitions relating to incident command Incident command structure Lines of command Span of control Shared responsibility and authority – roles in the incident command system Sectorisation of incidents Use of cordons Levels of control: strategic, tactical, operational

2. Fire and Rescue Procedures :

 Assessment Objective Knowledge, Understanding and Skills 2.1 Understand the basic principles involved in evacuating and searching for casualties Basic methods of search Basic methods of rescue Equipment and processes used in rescue Rescue of casualties Evacuation 2.2 Demonstrate a basic knowledge of how to tackle incidents in different situations Chimney fires One room fires Duct fires Roof fires Basement and underground fires High rise building fires 2.3 Understand the basic principles and procedures for tactical firefighting interventions Action to be taken on initial entry Working in smoke, heat or darkness Identifying risks including explosion risks, signs of building collapse, hazardous materials Evacuation procedures Establishing bridgehead
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