Fire Extinguisher and First Response Training

Description

Provides participants with the skills and knowledge required to confine fire emergencies in a facility using initial response equipment.

Purpose

This course is designed for anyone with limited or no fire safety experience in first response / first attack firefighting skills. It includes: –

  • Raising the alarm
  • Fire safety & evacuation
  • Identifying different fire classes
  • Fire Triangle theory
  • Types of fire extinguishers
  • Safety procedures when fighting fires
  • Firefighting tactics
  • Your building Fire Wardens
  • Operating a fire extinguisher
  • Operating a fire hose reel
  • Using a fire blanket
  • Practical Session: Operating a fire extinguisher to extinguish a controlled fire safely

Duration

This course is delivered over 1.5 hours, including practical hands-on use of fire extinguishers to contain a small fire.

Course fee

  • Course Fee: $93.50 AUD (upfront payment)

Customised packages are available for group training, please contact us to request a quote.

Payment options

Debit/Credit card payment via secure system (Stripe) as well as Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

Units of competency

Elective Units

  • FX – FIRE EXTINGUISHER TRAINING

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course however participants must be over eighteen(18) years of age and have the ability to:

  • work independently
  • access and interpret information relevant to a range of typical emergencies that may occur in the facility or workplace
  • be able to communicate clearly

No student will be permitted to undertake the course if they are under the influence of alcohol, an illegal/illicit substance, or impaired by a prescribed medication and other impairments such as fatigue, mental health issue, or stress.

Qualification

On completion of the course, students will be issued with a Certificate of Achievement.

Delivery mode

The training course will be delivered face-to-face classroom instruction including assessments and guided practice with an experienced trainer.

Materials or equipment required

We will provide all relevant training equipment and materials to undertake this course.

Additional information

The QLD Building Fire Safety Regulations 2008 require First Response Training to be renewed every 2 years. The Australian Standards AS 3745 requires for first attack firefighting to be renewed every 2 years.

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