apply fire fighting techniques

APPLY FIRE FIGHTING TECHNIQUES NQF 1

  • PURPOSE

  • COURSE CONTENT

  • DELIVERY

  • ACCREDITATION

A learner credited with this unit standard will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing and extinguishing different types of fires by operating basic fire fighting equipment.

Unit 1:Identify different types of fires.

  • The causes of fire are identified in accordance with industry practice.
  • The classes of fires are explained according to industry practice.

 

Unit 2:Explain and practice fire prevention.

  •  The prevention of fires is explained in relation to general organisational housekeeping.
  • Fire prevention is explained in relation to industry safe practices (OHS Act) and company specific procedures.
  • The consequences of non adherence to safe practices is explained in relation to organisational procedures.

 

Unit 3:Operate basic fire fighting equipment.

  • The basic fire fighting equipment is identified as provided by the organisation.
  • The operating of basic fire fighting equipment is demonstrated in accordance with organisational procedures.
  • The type of fire fighting equipment is identified in relation to specific types of fires.

 

Unit 4:Perform basic fire fighting procedures. 

  • The steps to be taken when fighting fires are explained and demonstrated in accordance with organisational procedures.
  • The precautions to be taken when fighting fires are explained according to organisational procedures.
  • The steps to be taken when containing fires are described in accordance with organisational procedures.

Duration: 1 Day

Delivery: Classroom/Online

 

 Apply fire fighting techniques

Accreditation: TETA

SAQA ID: 252250

NQF Level: 1

Credits: 3

Certificate Validity: 2 Years