Suppress and Respond to Urban Fire

PUAFIR302B Suppress urban fire & PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire
  • $750
  • 2 Days
  • North Lake

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Course Outline

This unit covers the competency required to identify and avoid workplace hazards and risks, to maintain personal safety and to report identified issues to supervisors and team members.

Required Skills:

  • Apply a range of extinguishing media to fire
  • Apply natural and mechanical ventilation techniques to structures
  • Control fire environment by cooling fire gases
  • Operate a range of firefighting equipment
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Undertake salvage and overhaul
  • Work as a member of a team to attack and extinguish fire
  • Apply extinguishing media to the fire
  • Control fire environment by cooling fire gases
  • Implement search and rescue procedures
  • Move in smoke and darkness
  • Obtain water from reticulated/static water supplies
  • Operate a branch
  • Operate a fire extinguisher
  • Use BA and BA equipment
  • Use structural entry techniques

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Required Knowledge:

  • Appropriate procedures for breathing apparatus control
  • Fire behaviour and the factors which impact on its spread
  • Firefighting media and their suitability for the different classes of fire
  • Firefighting strategies and methods of attack for extinguishing fire in a range of structures
  • Personal protective clothing and equipment (including breathing apparatus) requirements
  • Procedures for reporting and recording incident details
  • Use of ventilation techniques, including:
  • Assisting in fire suppression activities
  • Facilitating evacuation of occupants
  • Maximizing visibility within a structure
  • Minimizing damage
  • Preventing a build up of toxic or explosive atmospheres
  • Providing clean air
  • Use of firefighting equipment and application techniques
  • BA procedures
  • Basic signs of fire cause and activities for protecting evidence
  • Behaviour of a building/structure in a fire
  • Extinguishing media
  • Fire behaviour
  • Fire ground signals (audible and visual)
  • Fire tetrahedron
  • Firefighting foams
  • Firefighting tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • Hazards
  • Identification of various building types including structural elements and materials, causes and signs of structural failure
  • Map reading
  • Methods of heat transfer
  • Natural ventilation procedures
  • Organisational procedures
  • Portable fire extinguishers
  • Principles and methods of extinguishment
  • Procedures for working with ladders, ropes, lines and tying knots
  • Safe work practices
  • Salvage and overhaul
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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: PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire & PUAFIR302B Suppress urban fire.

There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.

PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit and HLTFA311A Apply first aid.

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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