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.