Basic Fire Fighting

Basic Fire Fighting

Course Overview

This course is designed to ensure that participants have the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate the use of portable fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets.

This unit of competency supports fire protection equipment service technicians responsible for demonstrating to customers how to interpret and follow manufacturers’ instructions on various first attack firefighting equipment in emergency situations.

Basic Fire Fighting
Basic Fire Fighting
Basic Fire Fighting

Upcoming Training:

Location
Dates
Townsville,QLD
03-05-2019 to 03-05-2019
Townsville,QLD
15-05-2019 to 15-05-2019
Brisbane,QLD
15-05-2019 to 15-05-2019
Townsville,QLD
29-05-2019 to 29-05-2019
Brisbane,QLD
29-05-2019 to 29-05-2019
Townsville,QLD
07-06-2019 to 07-06-2019
Brisbane,QLD
12-06-2019 to 12-06-2019
Townsville,QLD
14-06-2019 to 14-06-2019
Townsville,QLD
21-06-2019 to 21-06-2019
Brisbane,QLD
26-06-2019 to 26-06-2019
Townsville,QLD
28-06-2019 to 28-06-2019
Townsville,QLD
05-07-2019 to 05-07-2019
Brisbane,QLD
10-07-2019 to 10-07-2019
Townsville,QLD
12-07-2019 to 12-07-2019
Townsville,QLD
19-07-2019 to 16-07-2019
Brisbane,QLD
24-07-2019 to 24-07-2019
Townsville,QLD
26-07-2019 to 26-07-2019
Townsville,QLD
02-08-2019 to 02-08-2019
Brisbane,QLD
07-08-2019 to 07-08-2019
Townsville,QLD
09-08-2019 to 09-08-2019
Townsville,QLD
16-08-2019 to 16-08-2019
Brisbane,QLD
21-08-2019 to 21-08-2019
Townsville,QLD
23-08-2019 to 23-08-2019
Townsville,QLD
30-08-2019 to 30-08-2019

Performance Criteria

  • Demonstrate correct use of portable fire extinguishers to extinguish simulated fires.
  • Demonstrate correct use of fire hose reels.
  • Demonstrate correct use of fire blanket.

Course Outline

  • Decision-making skills to select correct first attack firefighting equipment for different types of fires
  • Applying recommended manufacturers’ techniques for operating equipment and fire fighting
  • Using firefighting equipment
  • Basic methods of locating a fire
  • Correct use of fire extinguishers and hose reels on different classes of fire and implications of incorrect use
  • How fire can be spread by conduction, convection, radiation and direct burning
  • How water pressure influences the discharge distance for hose reels
  • Theory of fire, including the triangle of combustion
  • Types and operation of fire protection equipment classified as first attack equipment

Faqs

What is a Unique Student Identifier (USI)?


If you're studying nationally recognised training in Australia from 1 January 2015, you are required to have a Unique Student Identifier (USI).

Your USI links to an online account that contains all your training records and results that you have completed from 1 January 2015 onwards and without this number we cannot issue you your statement of attainment.

If you do not already have a USI please click on the following link to create one.

https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi

It is a straight forward process to complete this online and you will require a Driver's Licence, Medicare Card, Australian Passport or Birth Certificate to proceed.

 

Locations

Brisbane

Building, Room 1.02 - Evans Deakin Room
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Townsville

28-30 Bowen Road
Hermit Park
Townsville
QLD 4812

On-site

WorkSafe Connect delivers remote and onsite training, assessment and verification of competencies for high risk and industrial courses.

Basic Fire Fighting

Highlights
  • Award winning training
  • Practical focus
  • Flexible delivery
Duration
2 hours
Competency
CPPFES2005A - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
$65.00
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