Artesis Plantijn Hogeschool Antwerpen
Wetenschap en Techniek
campus Spoor Noord Ellermanstraat
Ellermanstraat 33 - 2060 Antwerpen
Fire & Explosion21048/1674/1920/1/77
Study guide

Fire & Explosion

Academic year 2019-20
Is found in:
  • International programmes Science and Technology, programme stage 3
    Choice package:
    • Keuzevakken IV
In other study programme:
  • Bachelor of Integral Safety as Fire & Explosion
This is a single course unit.
Study load: 3 credits
Teaching staff: Hermans Geert
Languages: Dutch
Scheduled for: Semester 1
This course unit is marked out of 20 (rounded to an integer).
Possible deadlines for learning account: 15.10.2019 ()
Re-sit exam: is possible.
Compensated fail: This course unit is eligible for compensation according to the compensated fail criteria as determined by the degree programme you are enrolled in.
Total study time: 104,00 hours


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Learning outcomes (list)

The student interprets the regulations and technical background in relation to active and passive fire prevention.
The student gives advice on the use of materials and compartmentalization of buildings.
The student uses the current small fire extinguishers, extinguishes a fire and fights a small room fire in team (through practical fire drills).
The student applies the various principles of fire prevention and fire fighting using practical examples.
The student describes the causes, processes, characteristics and effects of fire and explosion.
The student interprets and applies the fire standards.
The student explains the legislation with regard to fire and explosion
The student describes the ever-evolving legislation and consults for this purpose the appropriate sources.
The student explains how fire and explosion can be prevented and combated.
The student chooses the most effective fire prevention and firefighting means and works out appropriate organizational measures.

Educational organisation (list)

Exam duration
Estimated time for testing2,50 hours
Learning Activities
Lectures and / or tutorials36,00 hours
Work time outside of contact hours65,50 hours

Evaluation (list)

Evaluation(s) for first exam chance
Academic yearKnowledge test100,00Dit examen wordt (deels) schriftelijk, digitaal en/of mondeling afgenomen. Tenzij het technisch niet mogelijk is.
Evaluation(s) for re-sit exam
2nd examination periodKnowledge test100,00Dit examen wordt (deels) schriftelijk, digitaal en/of mondeling afgenomen. Tenzij het technisch niet mogelijk is.