Basic Fire Fighting Training Brisbane & Townsville - WorkSafe Connect

Basic Fire Fighting

$100.00 (2 Hours)
$100.00 (2 Hours)

About this course

Basic Fire Fighting


Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

Our 2-hour Basic Fire Fighting training course is designed to ensure that students have the skills and knowledge required to correctly and safely use portable fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets.

WorkSafe Connect has been delivering Basic Fire Fighting program for over 15 years.

The program is made up of the following nationally accredited unit of competency:

  • CPPFES2005 - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

Available Dates

Townsville Training

Bayswater Road, Garbutt, Townsville, QLD 4814

7:30am – 9:30am 5th June 2024

12:30pm – 2:30pm 24th July 2024

12:30pm – 2:30pm 11th September 2024

Brisbane Training

Construction Training Centre, 460-492 Beaudesert Road, Salisbury, Brisbane, QLD 4107

8:00am – 10:00am 19th July 2024

Reviews and testimonials

Dennis is very good at communicating. He is very easy to understand and explains the course content well.
Rod A, Brisbane

The trainer knows his stuff. I left the course with more knowledge on basic fire training
Tony S, Brisbane

I found the trainer to be excellent and valuable in his approach. WorkSafe Connect, job well done.
John S, Townsville

Very good training and clear, professional trainer. Very happy to recommend.
Igor S, Brisbane

Course Details

This course focuses on individuals who are wanting to acquire, or are required to obtain, knowledge and skills to correctly and safely use portable fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets in an emergency.

Students will need to be capable of lifting and using a fire extinguisher.

Key areas covered by this course include:

  • Basic methods of locating a fire
  • The stages of fire
  • How fire can spread
  • Types of fire damage
  • Understanding whether it safe to fight a fire
  • The knowledge to select the correct firefighting equipment for the different classes of fire
  • Applying recommended techniques for operating firefighting equipment

Training will be conducted by one of our experienced trainer assessors who have industry currency, strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations and industry standards.

Practical and theoretical activities drive the training experience to ensure that the training is engaging, interesting and relevant.

WorkSafe Connect offers this course:

  • Face to Face – Public Courses (Brisbane and Townsville)
  • Face to Face – Onsite (at your site / workplace)

If you would like to discuss delivery options in more detail, then please get in contact with us and we would be more than happy to discuss your requirements and options in more detail.

To complete the course, students must successfully complete all assessments which are aligned with the national unit of competency.

The assessments are completed during the course – no assessment activities need to be completed prior to or post the training course.

Upon successful completion of the course requirements, students will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency:

  • CPPFES2005 - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

If you have any questions then please get in touch with a member of the WorkSafe Connect team today.

Frequently Asked Questions

Basic fire safety training is designed to teach you response actions in the event of a fire in the workplace. In addition, you will be able to identify different classes of fire and the correct equipment to fight them along with the techniques for their use.

Fire is made up of 4 elements – oxygen, heat, fuel and chemical reaction – it is important to remember if you remove one of these you won’t have a fire or the fire will be extinguished.

Use the acronym RACE:

  • Remove everyone from the area
  • Alarm – Commence procedures for alerting emergency services
  • Confine the fire – Close doors behind you
  • Extinguish or evacuate – Only extinguish if it safe to do so, otherwise evacuate