Respond to Wildfire

PUAFIR204 Respond to Wildfire
  • $750
  • 2 Days
  • Balcatta and External Fireground

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Course Outline

This unit covers the competency required to respond to a wildfire, work as a safe and situationally-aware member of a crew to attack and extinguish a fire, participate in mop-up and patrol operations, and prepare equipment for the next crew.

 

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Course Outcomes:

  • Communication on the fireground
  • Extinguishing media, water, foam, suppressants
  • Fire behaviour (fuel, weather and topography)
  • Health and fitness requirements as well as hygiene and wellbeing
  • Organisational operating procedures
  • Safe work practices
  • Wildfire control tactics and techniques
  • Wildfire hazards, safety technique

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: PUAFIR204 – Respond to wildfire.

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
  • Be physically fit and able to carry at least 20 kgs of weight
  • Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots, safety glasses, sun hat

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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

If you are looking to book more than 12 participants on a single course, please contact the SETS office on (08) 9240 5191

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