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Basic Fire Fighting

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  • Price$75.00
  • Duration2 Hours
  • Competency

    CPPFES2005A - Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

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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.

Upcoming Training Courses

Townsville: Basic Fire Fighting

1:30pm 22nd June 2021 to 3:30pm 22nd June 2021

12:30pm 15th July 2021 to 2:30pm 15th July 2021

1:30pm 20th July 2021 to 3:30pm 20th July 2021

7:30am 30th July 2021 to 9:30am 30th July 2021

1:30pm 10th August 2021 to 3:30pm 10th August 2021

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Brisbane: Basic Fire Fighting

10:00am 23rd June 2021 to 12:00pm 23rd June 2021

10:00am 14th July 2021 to 12:00pm 14th July 2021

10:00am 18th August 2021 to 12:00pm 18th August 2021

10:00am 1st September 2021 to 12:00pm 1st September 2021

10:00am 15th September 2021 to 12:00pm 15th September 2021

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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



327 Bayswater Road
QLD 4814


Gate 2, Building 1
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Course ID: 301 - Basic Fire Fighting