Suppress and Respond to Urban Fire

PUAFIR302 Suppress urban fire and PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire
  • $1,280
  • 3 Days
  • Balcatta

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Course Outline

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to respond to an urban fire where offensive and defensive strategies are used. It includes proceeding to a fire, preparing extinguishing media and/or equipment for use, entering a structure, conducting search and rescues and combatting fires.

The unit applies to firefighting personnel who work as a member of a team, under direct supervision. Work at this level is undertaken under direct supervision, and with instruction.

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Course Outcomes

  • Initiate response to fire
  • Determine extinguishing media and equipment
  • Prepare extinguishing media and/or equipment for use
  • Determine structural fire behaviour
  • Proceed to fire
  • Enter the structure
  • Conduct search and rescue
  • Protect people
  • Combat fires
  • Attack fire
  • Ventilate structure
  • Observe and react to changes in conditions and fire behaviour
  • Participate in and undertake ancillary firefighting operations
  • Complete operations and conclude firefighting operations

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: PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire & PUAFIR302 Suppress urban fire.

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
  • Be clean shaven as per AS 1715
  • Be able to manage feelings of claustrophobia
  • Wear or bring long sleeve, long pants or overalls, safety boots, safety glasses, sun hat
  • Must be able to climb ladders or stairs under load

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

*PUAFIR203 Respond to urban fire (Delivered as part of 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

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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