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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

11:00am 22nd October 2021 to 1:00pm 22nd October 2021

1:30pm 9th November 2021 to 3:30pm 9th November 2021

12:30pm 18th November 2021 to 2:30pm 18th November 2021

10:30am 30th November 2021 to 12:30pm 30th November 2021

12:30pm 17th December 2021 to 2:30pm 17th December 2021

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Brisbane: Basic Fire Fighting

10:30am 29th September 2021 to 12:30pm 29th September 2021

10:00am 13th October 2021 to 12:00pm 13th October 2021

10:00am 10th November 2021 to 12:00pm 10th November 2021

10:00am 8th December 2021 to 12:00pm 8th December 2021

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 1, Building 4 – Entry 5
Construction Training Centre
460-492 Beaudesert Road
Salisbury, Brisbane
QLD 4107

Course ID: 301 - Basic Fire Fighting