Learning Outcomes
  • Obtain decision-making skills for correct first response to fire emergencies
  • Understand fire theory – how it starts, spreads and how it can be extinguished
  • Identify classes of fires and types of fire extinguishers
  • Understand how to correctly use fire extinguishers, blankets and hose reels
  • Perform fire risk assessments
  • Understand fire prevention requirements
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Topic 1 – First Response

Section 1 – R.A.C.E.
Section 2 – Risk Factors that Impact on R.A.C.E.

Topic 2 – Fire Theory

Section 1 – Recognising Fire
Section 2 – Fire Triangle
Section 3 – Fire Tetrahedron
Section 4 – Four Methods of Extinguishing Fires
Section 5 – Heat Transfer – Four Ways a Fire Spreads

Topic 3 – Types of Fires and Fire Extinguishers

Section 1 – Classes of Fires
Section 2 – Types of Fire Extinguishers
Section 3 – Secondary Damage

Topic 4 – Using Fire Extinguishers, Blankets and Hose Reels

Section 1 – How to Use a Fire Extinguisher
Section 2 – How to Use a Fire Blanket
Section 3 – How to Use a Fire Hose Reel

Topic 5 – Fight or Flight

Section 1 – Fight or flight
Section 2 – Risk Assessment
Section 3 – What to Do When a Fire Starts

Topic 6 – Prevention and Communication

Section 1 – Fire Prevention
Section 2 – Inspections
Section 3 – Incident Reports
Section 4 – Communication and Providing Effective Service

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At a Glance

Cost

$55 (incl. GST)

Delivery

Online

Duration

1 hour

Certification

A Certificate of Participation will be emailed at the end of the course.

Intended for

Anyone who may need to use portable fire fighting equipment or is interested in fire safety.

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