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SETS – Suppress and Respond to Urban Fire course

PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire & PUAFIR302B Suppress urban fire

The course is delivered by SETS Enterprises Pty Ltd (RTO Code 52334) on IFAP's premises at North Lake. This unit covers the competency for responding to an urban fire where offensive and defensive strategies are used, when working as a member of a team, under direct supervision and limited supervision when suppressing an urban fire.

  • Duration: 3 Days
  • Dates: See below
  • Location: North Lake

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The course is delivered by SETS Enterprises Pty Ltd RTO 52334. This unit covers the competency required to identify and avoid workplace hazards and risks, to maintain personal safety and to report identified issues to supervisors and team members.


Required Skills:

  • apply a range of extinguishing media to fire
  • apply natural and mechanical ventilation techniques to structures
  • control fire environment by cooling fire gases
  • operate a range of firefighting equipment
  • operate breathing apparatus
  • undertake salvage and overhaul
  • work as a member of a team to attack and extinguish fire
  • apply extinguishing media to the fire
  • control fire environment by cooling fire gases
  • implement search and rescue procedures
  • move in smoke and darkness
  • obtain water from reticulated/static water supplies
  • operate a branch
  • operate a fire extinguisher
  • use BA and BA equipment
  • use structural entry techniques
Start DateEnd DateLocationBook Now
Monday 16 November, 2020Wednesday 18 November, 2020North LakeBook Now
Please email bookings@ifap.asn.au or phone 1300 432 700 to enquire about dates and fees for this course.

Required Knowledge:

  • appropriate procedures for breathing apparatus control
  • fire behaviour and the factors which impact on its spread
  • firefighting media and their suitability for the different classes of fire
  • firefighting strategies and methods of attack for extinguishing fire in a range of structures
  • personal protective clothing and equipment (including breathing apparatus) requirements
  • procedures for reporting and recording incident details
  • use of ventilation techniques, including:
  • assisting in fire suppression activities
  • facilitating evacuation of occupants
  • maximizing visibility within a structure
  • minimizing damage
  • preventing a build up of toxic or explosive atmospheres
  • providing clean air
  • use of firefighting equipment and application techniques
  • BA procedures
  • basic signs of fire cause and activities for protecting evidence
  • behaviour of a building/structure in a fire
  • extinguishing media
  • fire behaviour
  • fire ground signals (audible and visual)
  • fire tetrahedron
  • firefighting foams
  • firefighting tactics, techniques, and procedures
  • hazards
  • identification of various building types including structural elements and materials, causes and signs of structural failure
  • map reading
  • methods of heat transfer
  • natural ventilation procedures
  • organisational procedures
  • portable fire extinguishers
  • principles and methods of extinguishment
  • procedures for working with ladders, ropes, lines and tying knots
  • safe work practices
  • salvage and overhaul


Successful completion of the assessment requirements, will provide participants with a statement of attainment issued by SETS (RTO Code 52334) for PUAFIR203B Respond to urban fire & PUAFIR302B Suppress urban fire.

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.

There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.

PUAFIR207B Operate breathing apparatus open circuit and HLTFA311A Apply first aid.

Membership TypePrice
AssociateNot Applicable
BronzeNot Applicable
SilverNot Applicable
GoldNot Applicable