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
19-07-2019 to 16-07-2019
Brisbane,QLD
24-07-2019 to 24-07-2019
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
Brisbane,QLD
04-09-2019 to 04-09-2019
Townsville,QLD
06-09-2019 to 06-09-2019
Townsville,QLD
13-09-2019 to 13-09-2019
Brisbane,QLD
18-09-2019 to 18-09-2019
Townsville,QLD
20-09-2019 to 20-09-2019
Townsville,QLD
27-09-2019 to 27-09-2019
Brisbane,QLD
02-10-2019 to 02-10-2019
Townsville,QLD
04-10-2019 to 04-10-2019
Townsville,QLD
11-10-2019 to 11-10-2019
Brisbane,QLD
16-10-2019 to 16-10-2019
Townsville,QLD
18-10-2019 to 18-10-2019
Brisbane,QLD
30-10-2019 to 30-10-2019
Townsville,QLD
25-10-2019 to 25-10-2019
Townsville,QLD
01-11-2019 to 01-11-2019
Townsville,QLD
08-11-2019 to 08-11-2019
Brisbane,QLD
13-11-2019 to 13-11-2019
Townsville,QLD
15-11-2019 to 15-11-2019
Townsville,QLD
22-11-2019 to 22-11-2019
Brisbane,QLD
27-11-2019 to 27-11-2019
Townsville,QLD
29-11-2019 to 29-11-2019

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

327 Bayswater Road
Garbutt
Townsville
QLD 4814

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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