This course has theoretical and practical components that participants must successfully complete. Prior to the face to face training there is a pre-course online study component. We recommend that you allow three days to complete this.
On completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Identify alarms and emergencies
- Operate open circuit breathing apparatus
- Correctly deploy resources and equipment
- Report as site requirements dictate
- Use fire extinguishers
- Identify correct PPE
- Use fire hydrants and hose reels
- Conduct equipment checks
Successful completion of the assessment requirements, will provide participants with a Statement of Attainment issued by SETS (RTO Code 52334) for MSMWHS212 – Undertake first response to fire incidents, MSMWHS216 – Operate breathing apparatus and PMAWHS213 – Undertake fire control and emergency rescue.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.
The national competency package for this subject requires that participants be clean shaven as per the requirements of AS 1715.
There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.
This course can be conducted at IFAP’s North Lake (WA) training facility or at any facility that has a suitable classroom and training area.