The Fire Extinguisher course conducted by SETS Enterprises is a nationally accredited course that is designed to provide students with the essential knowledge and skills to interpret and follow manufacturers’ instructions on various first attack firefighting equipment in emergency situations.
All aspects of the unit must be undertaken in line with legislative requirements, workplace policies and procedures, and accepted safe practices.
This unit has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745-2010 and AS4083-2010.
On completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Demonstrate and explain correct use of portable fire extinguisher to extinguish simulated fires
- Demonstrate and explain correct use of fire blanket
- Demonstrate and explain correct use of fire hose reel.
Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency: CPPFES2005 Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
There is a maximum number of 10 participants per program.
To meet the course requirements, students must:
- Have sufficient English language, literacy and numeracy skills to read instructions and write assessments
- Provide their USI on enrolment
- Provide proof of identity, e.g. drivers licence
- Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants and closed in shoes
This course is also available in a combined Warden Training / Fire Extinguisher one day course.
Note: The Fire Extinguisher component of this training will be delivered in the afternoon starting from 12:30 PM.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Students are required to be able to complete the following tasks:
- communicate with others clearly and concisely, verbally and in writing
- find and use relevant information
- read and comply with work instructions and specifications
- read and record measurements
- record and report information neatly and legibly