What is Firefighting Training ?

This course covers the identification of fires, causes of fires and the four classes of fires. We look at the method of operating basic firefighting equipment which includes the use of fire extinguishers, hoses and fire buckets.  Additionally, the different classes of fires are taught as well as how to fight each type of fire. The steps and precautions to be taken when fighting fires in accordance with organisational procedures brings the course to a close.

Firefighting Training

What are the prerequisites?

  • Computer/Laptop
  • Email for notifications and communication
  • Internet connection
  • A web browser

What other related courses are offered?

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Course Content

Job Market Prospects

This course is desired in many companies.

How long does it take to complete?

How much does it cost?

Unit 1 Identify types of fires

1.1 Causes of fires

1.2 Classes of fires

Unit 2:   Explain and practice fire prevention

2.1 Fire prevention

2.2 Fire prevention in relation to industry safe practices

2.3 Consequences of non-adherence to safe practices

Unit 3:   Operate basic firefighting equipment

3.1 Basic firefighting equipment

3.2 Operating basic firefighting equipment

3.3 Types of firefighting equipment

It takes between 4 days and 2 weeks, depending on your speed.

Occupational Health and Safety

First Aid Training

Unit 4:   Perform basic firefighting procedures

4.1 Steps to take when fighting fires 

4.2 Precautions to take when fighting fires

4.3 Steps to take when containing fires