Basic Fire Fighting | WorkSafe Connect | Brisbane | Townsville | Onsite

Basic Fire Fighting

$75.00 (2 Hours)
$75.00 (2 Hours)

About this course

Basic Fire Fighting


Demonstrate first attack Firefighting equipment

Our 2-hour training 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.

WorkSafe Connect has been delivering Basic Fire Fighting program for over 15 years and is one of Queensland’s leading suppliers of the Demonstrate First Fighting training.

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

1:00pm – 3:00pm 23rd February 2023

1:00pm – 3:00pm 17th March 2023

Brisbane Training

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

8:00am – 10:00am 13th February 2023

8:00am – 10:00am 23rd March 2023

CSQ Funding Options

You may be eligible to receive Construction Skills Queensland funding for this course if you are a worker or an apprentice / trainee in the building and construction industry.

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Reviews and testimonials

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

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

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

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

Course Details

Key areas covered by this course include:

  • 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

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.

All 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.