Fire Fighting Training

Fire Fighting Training (click to download pdf)

Course Content

  • 1. Breathing Aparatus
  • 2. Fire Fighting - Level One
  • 3. Fire Fighting - Level Two

1.Breathing Aparatus

  • Introduction
  • Hazardous atmosphere
  • Toxic gases
  • Types of breathing aparatus
  • Safety precaution
  • Inspection
  • Stage 1 procedure
  • Search and rescue

Duration : 1 day

Target : Any person in a confined space where breathing apparatus may be necessary, such as fire fighters or personal in a hazardous chemical environment.

Modules : 1 to 8

Description : Hazardous atmosphere, types of breathing apparatus, safety precautions, inspection, search and rescue.

Legislation : Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

Students : Minimum of 6 to a maximum of 15

Additional : Company to supply own BA SET for practical

2.Fire Fighting - Level One

  • Fire fighting
  • The scene
  • Principles of fire fighting
  • Combustion of fire
  • Causes of fire
  • Types of fire
  • Spreading of fire
  • Extinguishers & other equipment
  • Fire techniques

Duration : 4 hours

Target : Fire response team member (all staff)

Modules : 1 to 9

Description : Fire Fighting, The Scene, Combustion, Types of Fires, Techniques etc

Legislation : Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 15

3.Fire Fighting - Level Two

  • The fire fighter
  • The scene
  • How to alert emergency services
  • Combustion of fire
  • Causes of fire
  • Types of fire
  • Spreading of fire
  • Extinguishers & other equipment
  • Fire hoses & couplings
  • Practical fire fighting
  • Fire prevention

Duration : 16 hours, 2 days

Target : Fire response team leaders (supervisors, formen)

Modules : 1 to 11

Description : Advanced, Combustion, Equipment, Prevention, Organization etc

Legislation : Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

Students : Minimum of 5 to a maximum of 15

Additional : The premises on which the training is given must be equipped with a fire hose system