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Maldives Airports Company Ltd Completes The 13th Batch of The Leading Firefighter Course

Maldives Airports Company Ltd (MACL) has completed the 13th batch of the Leading Firefighter Course. The five-week training program is targeted at creating skilled and qualified fire vehicle operators for the Airport Emergency Services Operation.

The course was conducted in compliance with the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards, as well as the requirements of the Maldives Civil Aviation Authority (MCAA). The training was delivered by MCAA certified instructors.

"This course will assist us with meeting the increasing need for trained and skilled fire vehicle operators within the Airport Emergency Services Operation." Mrs. Guraisha Ismail, Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer.

The course was completed by 19 firemen, 17 from MACL Airport Fire & Rescue Services and 2 from Kaadedhdhoo Airport. The course included both theoretical and practical sessions on how to operate fire vehicles competently for the Airport Emergency Services Operation. The role of the leading fireman, or fire vehicle operator is critical in reacting to the aircraft movement area and attending to any emergencies that may occur at the airport.

The Leading Fireman Course is an essential step in ensuring the safety and security of airport operations.



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