Course syllabus

Introductory Course for Firemen

VBRA15, 4,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED BI/RH
Date of Decision: 2017-04-03

General Information

Elective for: BI1
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of this training course is to provide the students with a foundation in the Rescue Service's methods, work routines, and scope of operations. The student will receive an understanding of how and for what reasons the organisation operates.

With these knowledge skills and preparations as a base, the student will be able to participate in the daily operations of a community-based Rescue Service.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Successful certification includes attendance at compulsory elements.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBR240

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Stefan Svensson,
Further information: The course is only available for students from School of Fire Protection Engineering.