Fire Fighting Training

Fire Fighting Level One  (Unit Standard 12484)

Course Content

At the conclusion of this course you the Fire Fighter should be able to have sufficient knowledge to assess a situation, remaining as calm as possible, identifying possible dangers and priorities and provide immediate and appropriate action for the situation, by;

  • Identifying different types of fires

The causes of fires

            The classes of fires

  • Understand and explain fire prevention

Stacking and Storing of goods

 Housekeeping

Safe Working Practices (OHS Act)

  • Operate basic fire fighting equipment

Identify basic fire fighting equipment

Correctly use basic fire fighting equipment

  • Perform basic fire fighting procedures

Steps to be taken when fighting a fire

Precautions when fighting a fire

Containing fires

Fire Fighting Level Two

Course Contents

  1. Fire Behaviour and Terminology
  2. Sources of Energy
  3. Causes of Fire
    1. Chemistry of Combustion
    2. Theory of Ignition
    3. Theory of Fire Extinguishing
  4. Methods of Heat Transfer
  5. Classes of Fires
    1. Factors which Affect Choice of Extinguishing
    2. Extinguishing Methods
    3. Using Extinguishers safely
    4. Using a First Aid Hose Reel
  6. Delivery Hoses
    1. Hose Drills (H. Drills)
    2. Branches
  7. Monthly Equipment Check List
  1. Practical drills and Assessment

 

All the necessary Hoses and Couplings are to be available on the second day of training to complete the practical portion of the training

Fire Marshall Training

Course Content

  • Chemistry of Combustion and the Fire Triangle
  • Theory of Extinguishing a Fire
  • Heat Transfer Methods
  • Classes of Fires and Extinguishing Methods
  • Types of Extinguishers
  • Duties of Fire Marshall
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Sprinkler Systems

Fire Fighting Agriculture

Course Contents

Module 1:

  • Causes of fire
  • Chemistry of combustion
  • The fire triangle / tetrahedron

Module 2 :

  • extinguishing theory
  • Starving
  • Smothering
  • Cooling

Module 3:

  • fire spread
  • Crawling
  • Crowning
  • Spotting

Module 4:

  • Fire prevention

Module 5:

  • Safety Precautions

 

Fire Warden

Course Contents

  1. Causes of fire
  2. Fire detection systems
  3. Evacuation of an area
  4. Discovering a Fire  / bomb
  5. Fire detection by smoke
  6. Lost in smoke
  7. Reducing smoke damage
  8. Reducing stock damage
  9. Security precautions

Breathing Apparatus

Course Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Hazardous Atmosphere
  3. Toxic Gases
  4. Types of Breathing Apparatus
  5. Safety Precautions
  6. Inspections
  7. Stage 1 Procedures
  8. Search and Rescue