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Basic Firefighting Course

This course entails identification, explanation and demonstration of the standard safety procedures during active wildfire suppression at a basic level.

It equips students to be actively involved in the suppression of wildfires and apply sound fire suppression actions, based on the use of firefighting hand tools.
Course available in: English
Off-site training available

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Course Outline

Identify unsafe acts and conditions and explain standard safety rules applied to overcome dangerous fire situations.
Demonstrate safety procedures in wildfire suppression situations.
Identify and explain basic characteristics of fire behaviour to enable safe and efficient fire suppression.
Extinguish wildfires using manual methods and procedures.
Verbal and hand signalled communication and instructions.
Use of water hose equipment.
Conduct mop-up procedures.

Requirements

  • None

R1088.00

Unit Standards: 117079 | 117082
Duration: Three Days
Accreditation: FP&M SETA
Certificate on completion

Cost is inclusive of facilitation and training materials.
Prices are subject to change.
Terms and Conditions Apply.

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