Basic Hot Fire Training, 4-9 September 2011, Ig, Slovenia

Sunday, 4. September 2011 to Friday, 9. September 2011

The training was conducted at the Training Centre for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief in Ig near Ljubljana (Slovenia) and it was hosted by the Administration of the Republic of Slovenia for Civil Protection and Disaster Relief and supported by the Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency.

The training represented Slovenian contribution to the DPPI SEE Disaster Management Training Programme 2011. Training objectives At the training the participants gained theoretical knowledge and basic practical skills in the field of fire extinguishing, known as hot fire/flashover training. The training therefore improved the participants’ knowledge of basic skills and techniques of fire-fighting and basic operational procedures for indoor fires. Generally the training also intends to raise awareness on procedures and practices of fire development and behaviour in different scenarios. Target audience The training was intended for professional operational fire-fighters and commanders from the DPPI SEE countries (1-2 per country).

It was attended by representatives of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Romania and Turkey Methodology The training was implemented as a combined structure of theoretical lectures and practical work given and supervised by the licensed teachers and instructors who were trained by the Swedish Rescue Services Agency. The training ‘’Hot Fire Training - module A’’ is proved and signed by the Minister of Defence of the Republic of Slovenia.