Fire Fighting

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Basic Fire Fighting (Fire Marshal)

This course is in accordance with Unit Standard 11506 and is focused around the role of the designated Fire Marshal.

Suitable candidates are those who are interested in, or responsible for the process of overseeing Fire Safety as well as anyone who is required to know how to use a fire extinguisher.

The course is broken up into 9 modules covering topics such as the role of a fire marshal, liaison with the fire service, action to be taken upon discovery of a fire and aspects such as the chemistry of a fire.

Predominantly, focus will be given to implementing fire drills and evacuations as well as the correct use of a fire extinguisher.

Target: Fire Marshal
Duration: 24 hours
Description: Duties & Protocols, Team Management, Ventilation Systems, Breathing App. Etc
Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

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Basic Fire Fighting (Level 2)

This course teaches the application of fire fighting techniques in accordance with Unit Standard: 13961.

This course is designed teach employees the correct use of hand operated fire fighting equipment for the effective extinguishing of fires.

In a span of 6 modules we will discuss topics covering the triangle of combustion, the tetrahedron of combustion and means of spreading. We will also pay attention to the identification and use of water supplies, the properties of water and fire hydrants.

Further we go on to look at evacuation procedures and actions to be taken in case of fire. We look at setting up a fire assembly point as well as how to prevent fires in the first place.

Target: Fire Response Team Leaders (All Staff )
Duration: 16 hours
Description: Advanced: Combustion, Fire Fighting Equipment, Fire Prevention, etc.
Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

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Basic Fire Fighting (Level 1)

This course teaches the application of fire fighting techniques in terms of NQF level 1 and is in accordance with Unit Standard: 2522502.

Aimed at an organization’s selected fire fighters, the course hones in on the importance of the required skills of fire fighting. These skills are to be practised on a regular basis in order to ensure full integration – there is rarely time to think when it comes to the outbreak of a fire. The designated persons, therefore, need to have all systems drilled into their minds so that they will be ready to act, should the need arise.

We will cover a set of 5 modules that will range from an introduction to understanding and extinguishing fires as well as the relevant emergency procedures.

Target: Fire Response Team Members (All Staff )
Duration: 4 hours
Description: Triangle of Fire, Extinguishers, Fire Fighting Techniques, etc.
Legislation: Occupational Health & Safety Act of 1993

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