The purpose of this course is to provide participants with the necessary skills and practical knowledge on how to effectively respond to and extinguish urban fires.
This course covers the skills and knowledge required to respond to an urban fire where offensive and defensive strategies are used. It includes proceeding to a fire, preparing extinguishing media and/or equipment for use, entering a structure, conducting search and rescues and combatting fires. Participants will gain the necessary skills and knowledge which will allow them to determine fire behavior, how to conduct search and rescue, etc.
This course covers the skills and knowledge required to work as a member of a team under limited supervision when suppressing an urban fire. It also includes protecting people; how to attack fires, ventilate structures, observe and react to fire conditions; undertake ancillary firefighting operations and complete operations.
These units of competency form part of the elective units required to complete:
The course will be conducted over 3 days.
Photo ID must be presented on arrival at the training premises.
Face must be clean shaven to ensure an adequate seal with the BA face mask.
Language, literacy and numeracy requirements from the unit are:
Pre-requisite PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
The course will be based on theoretical sessions, equipment demonstrations and practical exercises.
While the training for the enrolled units is delivered concurrently, each Unit of competency is assessed as a discrete unit.
Participants who are deemed competent will receive a Nationally recognised Statement of Attainment issued by RIKLAN Emergency Management Services (RTO 51994) under the Australian Qualifications Framework.
Face to face and practical hands-on training conducted by an experienced Emergency Services Trainer/Assessor with strong knowledge of relevant Legislation, Australian Standards and Codes of Practice.
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Students must wear long pants, long sleeve shirts and steel cap boots.
If you are a new or continuing student undertaking nationally recognised training, you need a USI in order to receive your qualification or statement of attainment for this unit.
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