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This is one of our many SAQCC-Fire Accredited training courses for individuals interested in registering as a Gas Fire Extinguishing and Suppression Systems Installer.

This training course is for learners to gain an introductory knowledge of Gas Fire Suppression and Extinguishing Systems and the safety aspects of these systems.

Learners who complete this course will obtain a basic knowledge of Gas Fire Suppression and Extinguishing Systems.

Topics covered in this course are as follows:

 

1. Fire and extinguishing of fires

Learning Outcomes:

  • What is pyrolysis?
  • The tetrahedron of fire
  • Types of fires
  • Methods of extinguishment
  • Comparisons with other agents
  • Pros and cons of gas systems

 

2. History and national standards

Learning Outcomes:

  • The history of gas suppression
  • National standards for gas systems

 

Outcome 3: Types of gas systems

Learning Outcomes:

To include:

  • Types of gas suppressants
  • Manufacturers/ distributors of gas systems
  • Methods of application of gas systems
  • Modular systems and engineered systems

 

4. Components of gas systems

Learning Outcomes:

  • Gas cylinder types
  • Valves for gas cylinders
  • Actuators of gas cylinder valves
  • Gas cylinder hoses
  • Manifolds
  • Pressure reducers
  • Check valves
  • Odourisers
  • Pipes and supports
  • Pipe fittings
  • Distribution nozzles
  • Distribution valves
  • Pressure gauges

 

5. Gas system pressures. Design and extinguishing concentrations

Learning Outcomes:

  • Description of different system pressures
  • System pressures of the various agents
  • Extinguishing concentrations versus design concentrations

 

6. Operation of gas systems

Learning Outcomes:

  • Operation devices
  • Operational methods
  • Manual operation
  • Automatic operation

 

7. Safety procedures for installers

Learning Outcomes:

  • Transportation of gas cylinders
  • Handling and securing gas cylinders
  • Handling and securing of pipes

 

8. Safety requirements for end users

Learning Outcomes:

  • Dangers of gas
  • Break down products of gas
  • Gas discharge dangers
  • Exposure times
  • Safety precautions to be provided
  • Clearance distances from nozzles
  • Use of breathing apparatus

 

Safety and Gas Suppression Principles is a requirement to register with the SAQCC-Fire as a Gas Suppression Installer

 

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Upcoming Gas Installer Courses

The Operation of Gas Extinguishing Systems (SANS 369) 08:00 @ Boksburg Training Centre, Boksburg
Jun24Fri

The Operation of Gas Extinguishing Systems (SANS 369) 08:00 @ CAB Conference Centre, Cape Town
Jul25Mon

Safety and Gas Suppression Principles 08:00 @ CAB Conference Centre, Cape Town
Aug22Mon

Safety and Gas Suppression Principles 08:00 @ Boksburg Training Centre, Boksburg
Sep5Mon

The Operation of Gas Extinguishing Systems (SANS 369) 08:00 @ Boksburg Training Centre, Boksburg
Sep8Thu


Upcoming Gas Supplier Courses

Chemical Systems - Supplier Training 1 08:00 @ Boksburg Training Centre, Boksburg
Jun13Mon

Inert Gas Systems - Supplier Training 2 08:00 @ Boksburg Training Centre, Boksburg
Jun14Tue

CO2 Gas Systems - Supplier Training 3 08:00 @ Boksburg Training Centre, Boksburg
Jun15Wed

Chemical Systems - Supplier Training 1 08:00 @ Boksburg Training Centre, Boksburg
Sep12Mon

Inert Gas Systems - Supplier Training 2 08:00 @ Boksburg Training Centre, Boksburg
Sep13Tue