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SECTION 1. Title   This Training Guide shall be
SECTION 2. Scope and Interpretation The
provision of this Training Guide shall be
applicable to students/trainees, organic
personnel and all components and operating units
of FNTI. It consists of twenty -two (22) Rules
and Regulations. The Academic Board shall be the
interpreting authority relative to the official
implementation of these training rules and
regulations, subject to review by the Director,
FNTI and the President of the Philippine Public
Safety College (PPSC) in that order.
SECTION 3. FNTI Vision   The FNTI is envisioned
to become a world-renowned Fire and Disaster
Preparedness Center in Asia.
SECTION 4. FNTI Mission   To contribute to the
building of a safer community by developing
professional Bureau of Fire Protection personnel
and volunteers in fire safety disaster
preparedness for the benefit and satisfaction of
the general public.
SECTION 5. Core Values   a.      Quality
Training through Leadership by
Example b.      Service to God through
Others c.      Respect for Individual Rights and
Care for the Environment d.     
Excellence in Service and Reputation  
SECTION 6. Objectives   The objectives of this
Training Guide are as follows   a.      To
provide standard operating procedures for
students/ trainees and organic personnel
involved in the conduct of training at FNTI  
b. To provide the students/trainees detailed
information on FNTI policies within the least
possible period of time and adequate knowledge
on matters related to training and   c.      To
provide ready reference for the
students/trainees while undergoing training at
SSECTION 7. Compliance a. All
students/trainees are required to read and
understand all the provisions in this Training
Guide. Ignorance of the provisions hereof shall
not excuse a student/trainee from any
disciplinary action arising out from any
violation thereof.  
b. In case not specifically covered by the
Training Guide, students/trainees shall conduct
themselves in a manner with good judgment or as
customs and traditions of the service dictate.    
SECTION 8. Distribution   Copies of the FNTI
Training Guide shall be issued to all
students/trainees of the Institute. These copies
shall be received by each student/trainee through
a Memorandum Receipt (MR) and must be returned in
the same condition as it was issued one week
before graduation or upon termination from any
training course of the Institute.
SECTION 9. Policy Statement   a. FNTI Core
Ideology and Envisioned Future - All
students/trainees as well as organic uniformed
and non-uniformed of the Institute shall embrace
the principles (internalize) stated in the FNTI
Core Values, Core Purpose and Goal.  
b. All students/trainees as well as organic
uniformed and non-uniformed of the Institute
shall memorize, sing or recite the
following           PPSC Hymn         BFP
Hymn         FNTI Hymn         PPSC Mission and
Vision         BFP Mission and Vision        
Firefighters Prayer         Firefighters
Creed         Panunumpa ng Katapatan sa Watawat
ng Pilipinas         Panunumpa ng Lingkod Bayan
sa Bagong Milenyo
c. Prevention of Hazing/Maltreatment All
FNTI personnel must strictly adhere and enforce
the provisions of R.A. No. 8049, otherwise
known as the Anti- Hazing / Maltreatment
d. Prevention of Sexual Harassment - In
accordance with the pertinent provisions of
R.A. No. 7722, otherwise known as the Higher
Education Act of 1994 as well as its
Implementing Rules and Regulations,
particularly the expressed provisions of R.A.
No. 7877, otherwise known as the Anti- Sexual
Harassment Act of 1995, the Institutes
Committee on Decorum shall investigate any
cases of Sexual Harassment in order to
safeguard students/trainees (most especially
female trainees) from any form of sexual
e. Policy on Students/Trainees Repeatedly
Terminated from Training - Any
student/trainee prematurely terminated twice
from any training in the same course regardless
of cause shall be barred from undergoing the
same course unless they present special
recommendation for a re-take coming from
the Fire Chief, Bureau of Fire Protection
SECTION 1. Courses Offered The following are
the courses offered with their training
duration   Courses Duration a.
Fire Officer Advance 3 months Course
(FOAC) b. Fire Officer Basic 3 months
Course (FOBC) c. Fire Officer Candidate 6
months Course (FOCC)
d. Fire Finance Officer Basic 4 months
Course (FFOBC) e. Fire Protection Supervisory 2
months Course (FPSC) f. Fire Arson
Investigation 3 months and Inspection
(FAIIC) g. Fire Basic Recruit 4 months  
Course (FBRC)
SECTION 2. Course Description   a.       The
Fire Officers Advance Course (FOAC) is designed
for BFP Commissioned Officers that focuses on the
administration and management concepts, theories
and practices for public safety services.
  b.      The Fire Officers Basic Course (FOBC)
is designed for BFP Commissioned Officers that
focuses on the essential knowledge and skills
needed in discharging responsibilities as
management staff officers.
  c.       The Fire Finance Officer Basic Course
(FFOBC) is designed for BFP Commissioned Officers
that focuses on the essential knowledge and
skills needed in discharging their
responsibilities as disbursing or finance
officers.   d.      The Fire Officers Candidate
Course (FOCC) is designed for BFP
Non-Commissioned Officers that focuses on the
enhancement of leadership potentials and sense of
responsibility in preparation for officership.  
  e.       The Fire Protection Supervisory Course
(FPSC) is designed for BFP Non-Commissioned
Officers that focuses on the personnel
supervision, skills and principles of leadership
and the levels and scope of supervisory functions
in the organization.   f.      The Fire Arson
Investigation and Inspection Course (FAIIC) is
designed for BFP Non-Commissioned Officers that
focuses on the working knowledge and skills
relative to fire cause determination and building
inspection in general.  
  g.       The Fire Basic Recruit Course (FBRC)
is designed to provide BFP recruits with the
basic knowledge and skills necessary in achieving
the minimum standards of personal competence, as
well as instill in them positive and ethical
attitude towards the service.
SECTION 4. Other Courses/ Trainings   Other
courses may be offered by the Institute but only
upon prior approval by the President, PPSC.
SECTION 1. General Requisites for Training   In
general, all students / trainees shall have the
following admission requirements for
training   a.       FOAC Participants must
have satisfactorily completed the FOBC. b.     
FOCC Participants must have satisfactorily
completed the FPSC. c.       FPSC
Participants must have satisfactorily completed
the FAIIC. d.      FAIIC Participants must have
satisfactorily completed the FBRC.
  • SECTION 2. Other Documents Needed for
  • a. Bureau Order
  • b. Certified copy of latest attested appointment
  • c. Medical certificate issued by the Bureau of
  • Protection National Headquarters, Emergency
    Medical Service certifying that the
    student/trainee is physically fit for training.
  • d. Certificate of non-pending case from IAS-BFP
  • e. Certificate of completed pre requisite
    training /
  • schooling
  • f. Four (4) pieces 2 x 2 or passport size
    pictures in GOA uniform without headgear taken
    not more than six months from date of admission.
  • g. Two (2) sets of uniform and paraphernalia

SECTION 3. Opening Ceremonies   A program shall
be conducted to formally start a scheduled
training course. All students/trainees and
personnel of the Institute are required to attend
this activity. The orientation activities shall
be done immediately after the opening ceremonies.
This will cover the introduction of personnel who
are involved in the conduct of the training
course and discussions of the provisions of this
Training Guide.  During the orientation
activities, Head of the Academic Section and
Office of Student Affairs shall explain the
Academic and Non-academic provisions of this
Training Guide, respectively.
The uniform symbolizes a unit and must therefore
be worn with pride and dignity. Any personnel or
trainee best exemplifies this by wearing the
prescribed uniform in appropriate and neat
appearance.       SECTION 1. Prescribed
Uniform   All students/trainees of the Institute
shall wear the prescribed uniform unless
authorized by the Director to wear any other
  • SECTION 3. Types of Uniforms and their Use
  • The following types of uniforms shall be worn
    by students/trainees of the Institute with pride
    and dignity
  • Type A - This uniform shall be used during
    inspections, parades, flag ceremonies and other
    similar occasions.

  b. Type B - This uniform will be used during
Tuesday and Thursday classroom instructions.
  c. Type C - This uniform will be used during
study period, polishing (cleaning) of Area of
Responsibility (AOR) and while inside barracks
during non-academic period.   d. Type D - This
uniform will be used during athletics.  
TABLE 1.   The type of uniform used by
commissioned and non-commissioned officer
students/trainees of FNTI.  

SECTION 4. Wearing Guidelines   Standard
specification as to cloth, color, design or style
shall be strictly observed. Type A uniform
shall be worn during formal occasions and on
Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (MWF) while type
B uniform shall be worn during Tuesdays and
Thursdays (TTh). Unless exempted, all
students/trainees shall always wear shoes when
outside of barracks. However, a change in uniform
maybe allowed depending on a class activity and
other circumstances when duly authorized by
ATD. Students/trainees should always wear the
Institutes issued I.D cards irrespective of the
activity except, when authorized by competent
SECTION 5. Minimum Required Items of Uniform
and Equipment a. GOA, BFP Uniform 2 suits
b. Black web belt with brass buckle 1 pair
c. Plain black socks 4 pairs d. Plain
white socks 4 pairs e. Low cut plain
black leather shoes 1 pair f. White rubber
shoes 1 pair g. White polo shirt
(officer) 3 pcs h. Plain midnight blue
V-neck shirt 3 pcs i. Midnight blue short
pants (non-officer) 3 pcs j. Plain white
short pants (officer) 3 pcs k. Plain
white cotton handkerchief 4 pcs l. Pershing
cap 1 pc m. Oversee cap 1pc n.
Flashlight with batteries 1 set o.
Toiletries and other personal effects as
app p. Other uniform paraphernalia/
accoutrements as app
SECTION 1. Definition   This shall include the
respective barracks of the students/trainees and
the immediate vicinity of the quarters.    
SECTION 2. Billeting Assignment of
Students/Trainees   a. The Office of Student
Affairs shall be responsible in the billeting
assignment/placement of all students/trainees,
which shall include assignment of bunks, lockers
and study areas.   b. Students/trainees should
place nametags in their respective bunks and
lockers for purposes of immediate identification
of their custodial responsibility.  
SECTION 3. Cleanliness and Orderliness of
Barracks   a. Responsibilities of
students/trainees 1. General cleanliness of
the barracks. 2. Care and safekeeping of
personal and/ or issued items. 3.
Students/trainees adherence to other rules
concerning used of barracks.   b.
Students/trainees are prohibited from displaying
or keeping any obscene and pornographic
pictures/magazines inside the barracks.
c. Male students/trainees are prohibited from
entering any female barracks except when
performing/rendering official duties when
accompanying the Duty Officer or Training
Supervisor of the Institute during
barracks/dormitory inspection. Likewise, the
same rule applies to their female counterpart
students/trainees.   d. All students/trainees
shall observed proper dress code at all times
whether inside or outside of their
e. Clothes, laundry and other personal items are
strictly prohibited to be hanged inside the
barracks except in designated areas.   f. Silence
shall be strictly observed at all times inside
the barracks especially during study period.   g.
There shall be strictly no smoking, drinking
liquor, gambling and cooking inside the barracks.
h. Students/trainees are not allowed the used of
make shift electrical connections or extensions
other than the fixed electrical outlets provided
in their barracks.   i. No visitors are allowed
inside the barracks.
Every day shall consist of curricular and
related activities, except on Saturday afternoons
and Sundays, which may be declared open/free
time. All students/trainees undergoing
schooling/training in this Institute shall attend
to all the daily activities/formations wearing
the prescribed uniform.
SECTION 1. Schedule of Daily Activities
a.       The following schedule of daily
activities shall be strictly observed  
0430H Rise and
Shine 0500H Physical Conditioning and Road
Run 0545H Polishing/cleaning of
AOR 0630H Breakfast 0745H Formation for
Classroom Instruction 0800H Instructional
Period 1200H End of Classroom
Instructions 1215H Lunch
1250H Formation for Classroom
Instruction 1300H Instructional
Period 1700H End of Classroom
Instructions 1715H Athletic/
Sports/Recreational Activities 1800H Supper
1840H Open Call to Quarters 1900H Study
Period 2045H End of Study Period 2050H P
ersonnel Accounting 2100H TAPS (Time for all
personnel to sleep)
b. All students/trainees are required to attend
the Monday flag raising and Friday flag retreat
ceremonies and Saturday ranks inspection. Absence
on the said activities shall be a ground for the
issuance of a delinquency report and its
corresponding penalty. c. All Roman Catholic
students/trainees are required to attend the
Institute weekly scheduled masses. The
non-catholic students/trainees may confine
themselves inside the barracks while mass is
on-going.   d. The training schedule shall be
subject to change and modification as the
situation may warrant.  
SECTION 2. Class Organization   Students/trainees
are encouraged to form a class organization to
foster a closer relationship among them. The
class shall, within seven (7) days after the
start of classes, elect the following
officers   a. President b. Vice
President c. Secretary d. Treasurer e.
Business Manager f. Auditor g. PRO h.
Protocol Officers   Elected Officers will be
inducted during class scheduled smokers night.
Also, they shall perform such duties and
responsibilities inherent to their position. The
Office of the Student Affairs (OSA) and the
Course coordinator shall supervise the election
of class officers.  
SECTION 3. Class Organization
Activities   Social activities of
students/trainees maybe organize by the class
organization provided that they will not
interrupt with the regular academic activities.
Such extra curricular activity shall also be
subjected for approval or disapproval of the
Director, FNTI. When approved, all
students/trainees are exempted from rendering
sentinel guard duties on the following class
organized activities   a.       Smokers
Night b.      Honors Night, Graduation Ball and
the likes. c.       Social graces/ Fine Dining/
Cocktail d.      Team Building e.       Sports
SECTION 4. Tactical Organization   Tactical
organization shall be organized depending upon
the number of students/trainees. It shall be
patterned after the military system of
organization except that ranks shall not be
conferred, only the position/title such as
Battalion Commander Staff, Company Commander
Staff and Platoon Leader. They shall be
distributed equally depending on the Battalion or
Company strength. The Office of Student Affairs
shall supervise the formation of said tactical
SECTION 5. Camp Housekeeping   All
students/trainees shall maintain the cleanliness
and orderliness of their classrooms, quartering
facilities, toilets and the surroundings of their
barracks. Cleanliness and sanitation includes
proper garbage disposal, waste segregation and
unclogging of the drainage system. No
student/trainee is exempted from this duty as
specific assignment/task of every
students/trainees will be assigned and supervised
by the OSA in any appropriate time deemed
necessary by the latter.
SECTION 6. Beautification Drive   All
students/trainees shall share in the
beautification drive of the FNTI through
self-help efforts such as landscaping, tree
planting and similar activities.
SECTION 7. Energy and Supply Economy   Students/t
rainees shall observe consistently the following
measures to conserved energy and supply   a.
Minimize use of electricity, switched-off all
electrical devices when not in use. b. Close
all faucets tightly every after use and report
water leakage. c. Report defective electrical
devices/fixtures and plumbing fixtures. d.
Always keep facilities and equipment in proper
SECTION 8. Interior Guard
Duty   All students/trainees shall be required to
perform Interior Guard Duty, which shall be
arranged by the Office of Student Affairs.
However, such duty must not interfere with the
students/trainees regular academic activities.
  a. Students/trainees shall be assigned to
a designated post as sentinel guard by the OSA.
Duty detail period normally starts from 1800H
until 0600H of the following day during Mondays
to Fridays and twenty four (24) hours during
Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
b. Duty sentinel guards are posted according
to their assigned schedule. The first relief
guards are posted at 1800H. The subsequent relief
guards are posted after every two (2) hours. The
duty SOD and SOG shall supervise the sentinel
guards during their tour of duty.   c. The
dignity of the guard must be maintained at all
times hence all sentinel guards during their TOD
shall not engage themselves on the
following   1. Participate in any form of
amusement and horseplay   2. Smoke or eat
while on post. 3. Transact any business not
relevant/related to duties and
d. All students/trainees detailed as members of
the guard shall be guided by their full knowledge
of the eleven (11) general orders.   e. All
other duties and responsibilities of the Interior
Guards shall be prescribed by the Training
Manager with the approval of the Director,
FNTI   f. Week End Duty Officer (WEDO) of the
Institute will conduct guard briefing to all
students/trainees giving emphasis on security
measures and proper inspection of vehicles every
0900H on week ends/holidays.
g. Failure to perform duty as sentinel guard
is tantamount to a Class One offense punishable
by RTU hence all students/trainees on duty guard
detail who are absent during guard mounting or
briefing and/or absent for the whole or a portion
of the period of their TOD will be issued a
delinquency report unless authorized to be absent
by the Training Manager or any competent
SECTION 1. Messing Procedures   All
students/trainees shall strictly observe the
following during mess   a.     Follow the
seating arrangement.   b.      No student/trainee
shall eat with their fingers, use spoon and
fork.   c.      Avoid talking while eating.
Shouting and boisterous laughter are not
allowed. d.     No food utensil shall be brought
out of the mess hall without permission from
proper authority
e. Wear prescribed uniform during messing.
Wearing of slippers is strictly
prohibited.  f.       Messing schedule must be
observed at all times.  g.      Only food
prepared and served by the mess shall shall be
eaten inside. h. Except when duly authorized,
students/trainees shall not eat their meals in
any place other than the mess hall.  i.     
Students/Trainees are not allowed to enter the
mess hall except during meal times or when
authorized to do so by any competent
j.  Messing period must be observed at all
times. For breakfast and supper, thirty (30)
minutes shall be allowed for all
students/trainees to consume their meals and
thirty five (35) minutes for lunch.  
k.      Only the Director, FNTI and Training
Manager or their duly authorized representative
may allow the visitors to dine with the
students/ trainees.   l.    
Students/trainees with specific food preference
like Muslims and other religion with food
prohibitions shall occupy specific table
assignment with their allowed menu. Likewise,
only students/trainees who have food allergy
will occupy their specific table assignment with
a food substitute.  
SECTION 2. Duties and Responsibilities of Duty
Student Mess Officer ( SMO) and Mess Police (MP)
during mess   a. The duty Student Mess Officer
(SMO) and Mess Police (MP) shall form part of the
regular duties of students/trainees like the SOD
and SOG. Their detail and assignment, however,
shall be managed and supervised by the Student
Mess Council in close coordination with the Mess
Officer in which case all SMOs and MPs are direct
representatives of the Student Mess Council.

b.  The duty SMO and MP shall assist the Mess
Officer in the overall supervision of food
preparation. They shall see to it that the foods
served to all students/trainees are adequate,
nutritious and fit for human consumption. The SMO
and MP shall also supervise the conduct of
students/trainees during mess time ensuring
maintenance of good order and discipline.
  c.  The SMO and MP shall see to it that
headgear is not worn by students/trainees while
inside the mess hall. Only the duty SMO and MP
are allowed to wear headgear while inside the
mess hall.
  d.   The SMO shall immediately report to the
Head, Mess Hall Personnel any incident where
students/trainees damaged/broke any mess
equipment or utensils and record the same in the
mess hall logbook. Students/trainees shall pay
for the mess equipment/utensils they
damaged.   e.   The SMO assisted by MP shall
inspect all dining utensils that will be used by
students/trainees before mess time. All dining
utensils must be clean and sanitized before
usage. Likewise, the SMO and MP must ensure that
all dining utensils used after mess time are
properly washed, dried, and kept.  
f. The SMO and MP shall also ensure the
cleanliness of the dining hall, kitchen,
washrooms and maintenance of a sanitary
environment at all times. g.   The Mess
Personnel assisted by the Duty SMO and MP shall
inspect regularly all food stocks in freezers or
stockrooms to ensure that no damaged, spoiled or
expired food or supplies are stockpiled or stored.
 h.       It is the duty of the SMO and MP to
report immediately to the Mess Officer and the
Student Mess Council all complaints concerning
the services provided by the Mess Service
Provider. The Mess Officer shall report the same
to the Director, FNTI within a period not
exceeding 24 hours. Likewise, the Student Mess
Council shall report a separate and independent
report of all problems encountered with the mess
service to the Director, FNTI through channel
(coursed through the C, ATD).    
i.       Whenever food served by the mess hall
is found to be unfit for human consumption,
inadequate or poor in quality, the duty SMO or
the Mess Officer shall immediately inform the
Head, Mess Hall Personnel to take immediate and
appropriate remedial action. A separate report by
the Mess Officer shall be immediately submitted
to the Director, FNTI for information.  j.     
The Tour of Duty (TOD) of SMO and MP starts at
0500H and ends at 1900H of the same
day.   k.       After their TOD, the SMO shall
submit an after duty report to the Training
Manager through the Mess Officer.
SECTION 3. Student Mess Council (SMC)
Composition   The Student Mess Council shall
be composed of a separate set of elected
student/trainees other than the elected officers
of the class organization. The class shall elect
at least one representative from each company of
the Class. The representatives shall then elect
a Chairman, a Vice Chair and a Secretary. In the
event of two or more training courses being
conducted simultaneously, the same electoral
process shall be followed. In case of a single
Class in a given course that will not be
sufficient to form a number of companies, at
least five representatives in one class shall be
SECTION 4. Student Mess Council Duties and
Functions   The Student Mess Council (SMC)
is solely a student body organization that will
represent students/trainees in their interest to
seek a fair and reasonable service from the Mess
Service Provider. The SMC in close coordination
with the Mess Officer shall designate
student/trainees that would compose the SMO and
MP detail.
The SMC in close coordination with the Mess
Officer shall conduct periodic mess inspections
and shall look into the preparation of the weekly
menu, quality of meals, performance of mess
personnel, including inspection of all required
clearances such as but not limited to business
permit, sanitary and health clearances. It shall
act promptly on any deficiencies/violations
noted. For example, in the event that cooked food
or stored food stocks are found to be unfit for
human consumption, a sample shall be immediately
taken as evidence. The evidence shall be
immediately photographed, a video footage taken
and all other measures necessary to preserve the
evidence before it will be submitted to an
appropriate medical/scientific laboratory for
testing. The same procedure shall also be
undertaken for food served that is poor in
quality and quantity..
A report of such violations shall then be
submitted to the Director through the Training
Manager as soon as possible for corrective
measures. The mess council shall also schedule a
monthly meeting with the proprietor of the Mess
Service Provider to settle all possible issues
and problems regarding its services
SECTION 1. Purpose and Scope   Drills and
Ceremonies are part of the customs and traditions
of the uniformed personnel. The primary purpose
is to develop among the students/trainees the
aspects of basic drills and customs on
SECTION 2. Drills   Drills consist of certain
movements by which the squad, platoon, company or
battalion is moved in an orderly manner from one
formation to another or from one place to another
or both. These movements are executed with
smartness, order and precision.    
SECTION 3. Ceremonies   Ceremonies consist of
formations and movements in which large numbers
of troops take part. The troops execute movements
from a simple command that requires unified
action and teamwork.
SECTION 4. Who will Conduct Drills and
Ceremonies   The Applied Training Division -
Office of the Student Affairs will conduct Drills
and Ceremonies with the end goal of cultivating
among the students/trainees alertness and the
presence of mind at all times especially during
the following occasions
a.       Arrival and Departure Honors b.     
Flag Raising and Retreat Ceremonies c.      
Turn-over Ceremony d.      Funeral Service and
Honors and e. Other drills and ceremonies
not mentioned above.
  SECTION 1. Formation   All students/trainees
must be in formation before and after proceeding
to any group activity.   a.       All
students/trainees shall join drills and
formations. While in formation, they shall always
be attentive and responsive to commands and
instructions and execute them with smartness and
b.      All students/trainees are required to
attend the Monday flag Raising and Friday flag
Retreat ceremonies, and Saturday ranks
inspection. Absence of students/trainees on any
the of said activities will result in the
issuance delinquency report in order for the
concerned students/trainees to explain and
justify the reason of their absence. c.      
All students/trainees who are Roman Catholic
members are required to attend the Institute
weekly scheduled masses. The non-catholic
students/trainees may confine themselves inside
the barracks while mass is going on.
d.      No student/trainee shall be absent from
any formations unless authorized by the Training
Manager or his duly authorized representative. e.
       Training Supervisors shall personally
supervise the required formations and shall
submit an appropriate report of any
students/trainees who fails to attend or arrives
late in formation. f.        Training
Supervisors may utilize the assistance of the
company commander or class marchers to ensure
proper dissemination of instructions regarding
duties and formations.
SECTION 2. Attendance Check   An attendance
check and report is required in every formation.
Any student/trainee who is late or absent from
any formation shall be reported by the duty SOD.
The duty Training Supervisor after verification
shall render a delinquency report.    
SECTION 3. Marching in Formation and
Dismissal   a. All students/trainees shall march
in formation from barracks to classroom and vice
versa, observing at all times cadence and proper
alignment while marching. b. All
students/trainees shall fall out from the
formation when the command TIWALAG is given by
the class marcher.
SECTION 4. Bugle Calls  a. All
students/trainees shall acquaint and familiarize
themselves with the different bugle calls such
as 1. Rise and Shine Call 2. Formation
Call 3. Attention Call 4. Mess Call 5.
Classroom Instruction Call
6. Open Call To Quarters 7. Close Call To
Quarters 8. TAPS Call   b. Signals/calls for
any formation are as follows   1. Assembly Call
Five (5) minutes before formation 2.
Formation Call - Two (2) minutes before
attention call 3. Attention Call - At the
time of assembly  
SECTION 5. TAPS   a.       TAPS call will be
called with bugle sounded every 2100H of the
night.   b.      All students/trainees must be
lying in their respective bunks except those who
render duties or authorized to be out of their
bunks during TAPS inspection.  
c.       Students/trainees may leave their bunks
to attend personal necessities after
TAPS. d.      TAPS maybe extended up to 2300H
every Thursday night to allow ample time for
students/trainees to review their lessons in
preparation of their weekly scheduled
examination. e.       Students/trainees who are
academically deficient or required to make
reports (i.e. duty SOD, SOG and guards) may
apply/request to the duty Training Supervisor
for late lights.   f.
        Other than the abovementioned exemptions,
all lights must be turned off at TAPS. The duty
Training Supervisor and SOD shall conduct a
roving inspection to ensure that all lights are
switch off after TAPS call.  
SECTION 1. Purpose of Inspection   Inspection
serves as a management tool in ascertaining the
effectiveness and efficiency of any given
program, project and other standards of
performance. For purposes of this Training Guide,
however, inspection shall be limited to training
SECTION 2. Who shall Conduct
Inspection   The Training Manager and all
Training Supervisors shall conduct the inspection
regularly. This rule does not deprive higher
Headquarters from conducting inspection, whether
announced or unannounced.
SECTION 3. Frequency of Inspection   Inspection
in ranks shall be conducted every Saturday from
0800H to 1100H at the Institute parade grounds.
Inspection, however is not limited to Saturday
Ranks Inspection but may also include daily
inspection of facilities, grounds,
students/trainees appearance and attendance.
Similarly, surprise or unannounced barracks or
ranks inspection shall be conducted anytime of
the day based on necessity and urgency to ensure
students/trainees proficiency and readiness at
all times. However, the Institute reserves the
right to conduct/cancel inspection at any time.
SECTION 4. Training Inspection   Inspection
shall include students/trainees individual
awareness of the Institute Core Values, Mission
and Vision, uniform and appearance, attendance,
performance of duty, facilities and grounds
security measures/readiness and overall training
efficiency and effectiveness.
SECTION 5. Haircut Inspection   Students/trainee
s shall follow the Office of Student Affairs
prescribed haircut with respect to the training
course attended. Students/trainees shall have
their haircut once every two (2) weeks.
SECTION 6. Reports of Inspection   Inspecting
Training Supervisors shall submit written report
to the Training Manager that shall include the
nature of the inspection, time and date, defects/
deficiencies/ violations, problems and
recommendation. The Training Supervisors shall
provide necessary forms for this purpose.
SECTION 2. Classification of Absences
  Absences are classified into two (2) classes,
namely   a. Excused Absences are those absences
incurred by the student/trainee with prior
permission and/or authorization from the Training
Manager or his authorized representative. For
purposes of computation/rating of attendance,
excused absences are further subdivided into two
(2) categories
1. Deductible absences are those covered by
passes, WEP, Sick In Quarters (SIQ), City or
Calamba log-out (privilege limits) etc., as
authorized/permitted by the Training Manager or
his authorized representative   2. Non-
deductible absences are those incurred by any
student/trainee in compliance with court order
or higher authorities. However, absences of this
nature should be properly certified by proper
authority subject to confirmation of the
Institute. Any misrepresentation relative
thereto shall be considered a serious offense
that shall be dealt with severely

b. Unexcused absences are those not officially
sanctioned by the Training Manager or his
authorized representative. All unexcused absences
are deductible from the attendance rating plus
the imposable demerits.  
SECTION 3. Allowable Absences   Absences of a
student/trainee in any given course must not
exceed ten percent (10) of the specified total
number of academic and non-academic hours
respectively, whether excused or unexcused in
order to satisfy the requirements for graduation.
SECTION 4. Cutting Classes   Cutting classes is
defined as the deliberate absenting of
student/trainee from any given subject after
attending a portion thereof.
SECTION 5. Absence from Graduation Ceremonies
or during the last Week of the Course
  Unexcused absences during the last week of the
course shall be dealt with more drastically than
absences at earlier period during the course. In
addition, failure to attend the graduation
ceremonies shall be a ground for RTU.  
SECTION 6. Publication of Absences   The Office
of Student Affairs shall maintain and update the
record of absences of students/trainees. Said
office shall see to it that the total number of
hours of excused and unexcused absences incurred
by the trainees is published weekly in the
designated Bulletin Boards.
SECTION 7. Action To be Taken When a Student/
Trainee is about to Exceed or has exceeded his
Allowable Absences   a.      It is the duty of
the Training Manager to inform and warn a
student/ trainee who are about to exceed the
maximum allowable absences b.      Likewise, it
is the responsibility of the Training Manager to
officially report in writing to the Academic
Board, through the Chief, ATD when a
student/trainee has exceeded the maximum
allowable absences. c.      Any student/trainee
who exceeds the maximum allowable absences shall
be declared to have failed the course by the
Academic Board upon the concurrence of the
SECTION 8. Academic and Non-Academic
Hours   Academic hours are equivalent to
eight (8) hours per day from Monday to Friday
while non-academic hours are equivalent to one
hundred twenty eight (128) hours weekly, that is,
sixteen (16) hours which cover the
non-instructional period from 1200H-1300H,
1700H-0800H the following day from Monday to
Friday and forty-eight (48) hours for Saturday
and Sunday.
SECTION 9. On Sit-in and Non-Competitive
Training   The Institute shall not allow any
sit-in and non-competitive training in any
SECTION 10. Students/Trainees Reporting to the
Director, Division Chiefs or any Organic
Personnel   All students/trainees must observe
the chain of command at all times. a.      Any
student/trainee who is directed to report to the
Director, Division Chiefs or any organic
personnel of the Institute shall first report to
the duty Training Supervisor.  b.   
Students/trainees seeking audience with the
Director, Division Chiefs or any organic
personnel of the Institute as an individual or
for personal reason shall make a written
communication address to the Chief, ATD through
the Training Manager.
SECTION 11. Passes   No student/trainee is
authorized to leave the Institute premises
without a written pass duly approved by the
Training Manager or his duly authorized
representative. Passes will only be granted in
accordance with the following grounds   a.      
Emergency 1.      Death, funeral, maternity of
wife or serious illness of any immediate member
of the family 2.      Death or funeral of
local officials or other VIPs necessitating the
attendance of the student/trainee
3.      Court orders directing the student/
trainee to appear in court on specified date and
time. This includes investigation by boards or
bodies and AFP/ PNP/ BFP authority, provided,
that upon return, he will present a certificate
of appearance from the said board, court or body
4.   Other emergencies similar/analogous
to the foregoing as the Training Manager may
 b.       Priority 1. Serious family
problem 2. Serious illness of
immediate family member provided requisite
medical certificate/ record is presented
3. Attending to personal requirements
related to the training 4.  Attending to
religious and traditional practices such as
baptism, christening, family re- union and death
anniversary of immediate family member and the
likes and 5. Other similar circumstances in
which case the discretion of the Training
Manager may deem appropriate.
 c. Weekend Passes or the authority to leave the
Institute during weekends is just a mere
privilege accorded to students/trainees. However,
said privilege may be withheld by the Director
when the student/trainee is under restriction to
barracks, deficient in aptitude or academic
requirements, on duty detail, and/or other
circumstances, such as during Red Alert, national
emergencies, etc. Weekend pass starts regularly
on Saturday at 1300H and ends on Sunday at 2000H.
The Director, Chief ATD and/or Training Manager
may also withheld such weekend privilege when it
is deem necessary as a form of disciplinary
action towards students/trainees.
  Calamba Pass. This refers to a pass allowing
students/trainees to leave the Institute for a
maximum period of two (2) hours with destination
confined only within Calamba City limits. Such
privilege is only accorded to students/trainees
to allow personal important business transactions
(i.e, paycheck encashment, sending money to
family through bank or any courier, purchase of
medicine and the likes etc). However, Calamba
Pass may be granted to trainees as long as it
will not interfere with any scheduled
academic/training activities.  
    SECTION 12. Issuance and Granting of Passes
  All applications for passes shall be filed at
least two (2) days ahead of its effective date.
Said pass should bear the Training Supervisors
recommendation for approval or disapproval of the
Training Manager. Passes take effect only upon
the approval of the Training Manager. Applied
pass must not exceed twenty-four (24) hours or
else the trainee will be required to file a leave
subject to the approval/ disapproval of the
Director based on the recommendation of the
Training Manager through Chief, ATD.
SECTION 13. Leaves  Application of leave of
absence shall be required for any pass exceeding
twenty (24) hours subject for approval of the
Director. Leaves may be granted to
students/trainees as the Director may prescribe
upon the recommendation of the Chief, ATD and
Training Manager.
SECTION 14. Granting of Academic
Break   Academic break may be granted to
students/trainees who will be conducting research
studies upon recommendation of the Chief, ATD and
Head, Academic Section subject for approval of
the Director.
SECTION 1. Designation of the Course
Director.   The Chief, Applied Training
Division and Head, Academic Section shall
designate a Course Coordinator subject for
approval of the Director.
SECTION 2. Duties and Responsibilities of the
Course Coordinator.  a.       Give emphasis on
the learning process, factors affecting learning,
and techniques instruction to ensure the
attainment of the objective of the
course b.      Provide students/trainees proper
guidance and counseling in their academic
problems/activities and promote their academic
proficiency and professional growth c.      
Introduce the instructor to the class d.     
Participate in selecting students/trainees
deserving of awards for meritorious and
commendable achievement/accomplishment
e.   Monitor and evaluate the conduct and
progress of the academic training of students/
trainees in accordance with the POI. f.      Take
appropriate action on situations that may
adversely affect the performance of the
students/trainees, such as family problems,
training aids, ventilation, lighting facilities,
references, absence of regular scheduled
instructions, and the like g.  Effect
distribution of reading materials to the
students/trainees one (1) week prior to the
classroom instruction of the subject
matter. h.      Submits final rating report to
the Director thru the Chief, ATD at the end of
the course. i.       Publishes the result of
graded test at least a week after the
SECTION 3. Designation of the Senior and
Junior Training Supervisors   In every
class, the Training Manager shall designate a
Senior and Junior Training Supervisors whenever

SECTION 4. Duties and Responsibilities of the
Senior and Junior Training
Supervisors  a.       Enforce the desired
conduct and behavior of students/trainees as
defined in this Training Guide b.      Supervise
class formations and other activities of
students/trainees. The class marcher maybe tasked
to assist the Training Supervisors. c.      
Receive complaints/problems of students/trainees
and refer them to proper authority d.     
Recommend to the Training Manager the granting of
passes to students/trainees
e.   Supervise and provide guidance to the
students/trainees f.      Recommend appropriate
awards for students/trainees who performed
meritorious activities beyond what is expected of
them g.  Ensure settlement of unliquidated
accounts of students/trainees prior to issuance
of clearance upon termination of the
course h.     Prepare and submit weekly
non-academic ratings of students/trainees to the
Training Manager for subsequent submission to the
office of the Director as well as the final
rating not later than five (5) working days
before graduation.

SECTION 5. Designation of the Class
Marcher   The Course Coordinator of the
class shall designate one class marcher daily.

SECTION 6. Duties and Responsibilities of the
Class Marcher   a.       Supervise class
formation and lead the class to the designated
area of instruction/duty b.      Ensure the
proper marching of the class at all times most
especially to and from the venue of classroom
instructions c.     Submit to the Training
Supervisor the names of students/trainees who are
late, absent or who cut classes every after
classroom instructions d.      Submit the Daily
Class Marchers report to the Course Coordinator
and OSA

e.    Disseminate to the classmates all official
announcements of the Institute f.      The Class
Marcher shall be responsible and accountable for
the conduct of each member of the class during
academic period. The designated Class Marcher
must ensure that no student/trainee is loitering
and sleeping during classroom instruction
h. Ensure that students/trainees are not smoking
inside the classroom during class hours, in the
latrine of the Academics building or in any place
within the confines of the Institute.
SECTION 1. Upholding the Honor Code   The
Honor System shall be observed by every
student/trainee at all times. An officers word
is his bond.  
SECTION 2. Acts in Violation of the Honor Code.
  a.       Lying is the act of making a false
statement either oral or written that differs,
varies or deviate from the truth. b.     
Stealing is the act of taking, with intent to
gain, the personal property of other
persons. c.      Cheating is the act of
defrauding others, or taking undue/unfair
advantage through the commission of, but not
limited to the following
1. Copying from notes or references during
examinations. 2. Mere possession or being in
close proximity to unauthorized materials having
direct bearing or relevance to the examination
whether or not such materials are
used. 3. Intentionally looking at the
examination papers of other student/trainee or
any act of allowing others to copy answer and/or
giving answer orally during examination. 4.    T
olerating or failing to report to the proper
authorities any specified acts mentioned above
committed by other student/trainee.
SECTION 1. Merit   Merit is a positive mark in
conduct. It is earned by student/trainees whose
performance on academic and non-academic activity
is exemplary. Merits may be awarded by the
Director, Training Manager and other officials of
the Institute.
SECTION 2. Demerit   Demerit is a negative
mark in conduct. Any student/trainee who incurs
an aggregate of more than forty (40) demerits
shall be terminated (RTU) from a given course at
any time during the course for being a habitual
offender or recidivist. Any student/trainee who
incurs ten (10) or more demerits in a given week
shall automatically be confined to barracks
regardless of the merits obtain/acquired in a
given week. It can be a ground for punishment,
failure in the course or curtailment of some
privileges or basis for Return To Unit (RTU) of
any student/trainee.
 a.      The demerits status of any
student/trainee shall be updated weekly by the
Office of Student Affairs. b.      The demerits
weekly allowance for each students/trainees must
not exceed ten (10) demerits or else a punishment
of confinement to barracks will be served by the
students/trainees for one (1) week. c.     
Publication of confinement to barracks
memorandum order will be announced during Friday
noon mess at the mess hall. d.      The total
number of demerits accumulated by a
student/trainee during training shall form part
of the basis for the computation of the
non-academic grade.
SECTION 3. Publication of Merits and
Demerits   The Training Supervisors shall
maintain and update the records of students/
trainees and cause its publication furnishing a
copy thereof to the Chief, ATD office through the
Training Manager.  
SECTION 4. Authority to Issue and Recommend Merit
and Demerit   The Director, or upon
recommendation of the following, may issue merits
or demerits   (1) Instructor during academic
classes (2) the Fire Marshal, Fire Station
during practicum/OJT (3) Division Chiefs and
(4) all Organic Personnel of the Institute
rendering sentinel duties during their TOUR OF
SECTION 5. Bases and Procedures in the Awarding
of Merit  a. The following are the
guidelines in the awarding of merit in all
training programs offered by FNTI that shall
apply to all students/trainees officially
enrolled in any course of instruction at the
Institute 1. Merit shall be limited to a
maximum of twenty five (25) points to be awarded
to any individual student/trainee once a week in
any given course.
2.   Any student/trainee whose record of merit
exceeds one hundred (100) points at the end of
the course shall be eligible for appropriate
award as the Director may determine through the
recommendation of Chief, ATD and Training
Manager. 3.    Merits shall be used to offset
up to fifty percent (50) only of the total
demerits incurred but will not offset the
confinement to barracks order upon accumulating
ten (10) demerits within a given week.
  • Bases for Consideration
  • 1.     Outstanding performance during classroom
    instruction as certified by the guest/organic
    instructor concerned
  • 2.      Outstanding achievement/performance
    while on OJT, research break, and/or in pursuit
    of related academic activities resulting to the
    benefit of the class, the Institute or of the
    Fire Service.
  • 3.      Other achievements/performances as the
    Academic Board may determine.

c. Procedures 1. Any recommendation for merit
award shall be endorsed in writing to the
Training Manager. The recommendation shall
contain the complete account of the meritorious
deed sought to be recognized. 2. All
students/trainees under administrative punishment
during the training period are not entitled to
this benefit. 3. Upon confirmation of the
meritorious accomplishment(s) the Chief ATD,
Chief Admin and Training Manager ensure the
presentation of the award in appropriate
SECTION 1. Delinquency Delinquency is a
failure, fault, misdeed, or violation of a duty,
or any act or omission punishable under this
Training Guide.    SECTION 2. Commission of
Delinquency  A delinquency is committed when a
student/ trainee through neglect or
carelessness, violates regulations, commits an
act to the prejudice of good order and
discipline or fails to measure up to the
standards of discipline as an officer and a
SECTION 3. Classification of Delinquency   Delinqu
ency is classified into four (4) Classes,
namely Serious offenses (Class I) Less serious
offenses (Class II) Minor offenses (Class III)
and, other offenses (Class IV).    SECTION
4. Serious Offenses ( Class I ) The following
are punishable by RTU /Dismissal / discharge
from training or as provided under this Training
Guide, PPSC Education and Training Code and
pertinent CSC laws, rules and regulations  
a.      Violation of the Honor
Code b.      Unauthorized possession of
firearms, and deadly weapon c.   Conduct
unbecoming of gentleman/lady, acts
inimical/prejudicial to good order and
discipline such as mass action, sit-down
strike, boycott of classes and hunger
strike. d.     Engaging in any form of gambling
inside the camp e.      Gross
insubordination f.      Habitual offense or
g.     Unauthorized absence for more than seven
(7) consecutive days without justifiable
reason h.    Imbibing alcoholic beverages,
drunkenness, or being under the influence of
liquor or drugs i.     Attempting to
change/alter ones academic and non-academic
records through bribe or other unlawful
means j.        Neglect of or unauthorized
absence from assigned duties. k.   Failure to
comply with superior orders or instructions
l.     AWOL, cutting classes, malingering,
violation of restriction to barracks in
addition to being marked absent. m.   Pregnant
female students/trainees during the course of
training. n.   Causing damage to or destruction
of government properties or act of
vandalism o.  Possession/or selling of
prohibited drug (e.g. marijuana) or intoxicating
liquor p.        Unauthorized presence in
restricted areas q. Engaging in a fight
(committed by any student/trainee who actually
engaged in a fight).
r.  Challenging for a fight. Committed by any
student/trainee who shall challenge to fight
another student or trainee for any official
action of the latter in the execution of his
duty. s.    Absence at night between TAPS and
reveille without any proper authority. t.    Othe
r offenses described as serious criminal offense
under the Revised Penal Code. u.     Other
serious intentional offenses or omissions as the
Director may determine.
v.      Any joint action among students/trainees
for the purpose of violating or evading any
order or instruction issued by competent
authority. w.      Usurpation of authority or
unlawful assumption of power. x.      Habitual
Class II offender. y.      Any act of
SECTION 5. Less Serious Offense (Class II)   The
following are punishable by seven (7) to ten (10)
demerits a.      Carelessness resulting to
damage and/or destruction of government
property b.      Unauthorized absence during
inspection in ranks c.      Absence during
scheduled extra curricular activities of the
d.      Failure to comply with duty or order
promptly and properly e.      Complying with
duty order in begrudging or hostile
manner f.        Ignorance of rules and
regulations or policies g.      Boisterous
remarks or catcalls directed to a
female h.  Sleeping in class or inattentiveness
during instructions i.        Reporting late in
formation j.        Failure to submit required
report on time k.      Smoking in classroom,
quarters or at mess hall
l.     Failure to recite the Panunumpa ng
Katapatan sa Watawat ng Pilipinas, Panunumpa ng
Lingkod Bayan sa Bagong Milenyo or sing the
National Anthem, PPSC, BFP and FNTI Hymns during
ceremonies m.     Unaccounted for at barracks/
billet during accounting before
taps n.    Going to places other than the
authorized destination o.      Failure to
report on time from pass
p.      Any other act/offense similar to the
foregoing as the Director may determine to be in
violation of the Institutes rules a
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