Suppress Wildfire

PUAFIR303 Suppress Wildfire
  • Corporate Course on Request
  • 2 Days
  • Balcatta and External Fireground

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Course Outline

This unit covers the competency required to work as a situation-aware member of a crew to apply appropriate fire control strategies and safe work practices to extinguish a wildfire, participate in mop-up and patrol operations, and prepare equipment for the next crew.

This is a corporate course run on request. Please email admin@www.setservices.com.au or phone 08 9240 5191 to enquire about dates and fees for this course.

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Course Outcomes

  • Receive and report details of wildfire
  • Prepare to respond to fire
  • Proceed to fire
  • Protect people and assets
  • Combat wildfire
  • Conduct mop up and patrol activities
  • Recover and maintain equipment

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: PUAFIR303 Suppress 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

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire.

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
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