symbolic safety 6This 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:

 

Outcome 1: Fire and extinguishing of fires

Learning Outcomes:

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

 

Outcome 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

 

Outcome 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

 

Outcome 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

 

Outcome 6: Operation of gas systems

Learning Outcomes:

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

 

Outcome 7: Safety procedures for installers

Learning Outcomes:

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

 

Outcome 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

 

Safety and Gas Suppression Principles

08 Jul 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Safety and Gas Suppression Principles
Training Centre - Boksburg
05 Aug 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Safety and Gas Suppression Principles
CAB Conference Centre

SANS 14520 for the Installer

02 Jul 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Understanding Clean Agent Gases (SANS 14520)
Training Centre - Boksburg
03 Sep 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Understanding Clean Agent Gases (SANS 14520)
CAB Conference Centre

SANS 369 for the Gas Installer

09 Jul 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Operation of Gas Systems (SANS 369)
Training Centre - Boksburg
06 Aug 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Operation of Gas Systems (SANS 369)
CAB Conference Centre

SANS 306 for the Installer

03 Jul 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Understanding CO2 Gas Extinguishing (SANS 306)
Training Centre - Boksburg
04 Sep 2020
08:00AM - 05:00PM
Understanding CO2 Gas Extinguishing (SANS 306)
CAB Conference Centre