Fire Awareness and Demonstration of Fire Fighting Equipment

2 hour course in the Use of Fire Fighting Equipment

Course Description

This practical training course will provide participants with the knowledge, skill and confidence to use the fire safety equipment within their workplace during an emergency. The course covers demonstrating the use of a portable fire extinguisher (3 types), a fire hose reel and a fire blanket. All work in this area must be completed in accordance with relevant legislative, industry, customer and organisational requirements, including work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures.

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Learning Objectives

  • Determine the classification and fire type
    Select the appropriate fire extinguisher to attack the fire. Demonstrate usage of fire extinguishers safely according to the manufacturers’ instructions, and in accordance with relevant WHS and workplace policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate correct usage of a fire hose reel
    Demonstrate usage of the hose reel safely according to manufacturers’ instructions and in accordance with relevant WHS and workplace policies and procedures. Turn off water in the approved sequence and check the hose reel for leaks. Rewind the hose reel correctly after use.
  • Demonstrate correct usage of a fire blanket
    Demonstrate usage of the fire blanket safely according to manufacturers’ instructions and in accordance with the relevant WHS and workplace policies and procedures.

Course Prerequisites

There are no course pre-requisites for Fire Awareness training.

Course Details

The face to face training is 2 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of Fire Awareness Training.

Group Training

Apply First Aid provides discounted training for groups of up to 15 students at your office or workplace

The Fire Awareness course can be customised to meet your industry requirements. Apply First Aid also provides an Advanced Management System to notify clients and students when certificates are due to expire, ensuring staff are always compliant.

Our trainers have 10 years of industry experience and guarantee a professional learning experience. State-of-the art resources and learning material are provided for theory and practical learning and all students must pass the course prior to receiving certification.

Enrolment Confirmation

Once enrolled Heathcorp (on behalf of “Apply First Aid”) will email students a Fire Awareness course booking confirmation with venue details, maps, course requirements and terms of enrolment.

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