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Fire Awareness and Demonstration of Fire Equipment Training

Fire Awareness and Demonstration of Fire Equipment Training

Course Summary

This Fire Awareness training course enables the successful participant to demonstrate how various portable fire protection products are used in emergency situations. The course covers demonstrating the use of a portable fire extinguisher (2 types), a fire hose reel and a fire blanket. All work in this area must be completed in accordance with relevant legislative, industry, customer and organisational requirements, including work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures.

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Quick Overview
Duration
2 hours

Certificate
n/a

Prerequisites
min. age 17yrs

Healthcorp’s comprehensive Fire Awareness and Demonstration of Fire Equipment practical training course will provide participants with the knowledge, skill and confidence to use the fire safety equipment within their workplace during an emergency. The course covers demonstrating the use of a portable fire extinguisher – both CO2 and water – plus the effective and safe use of a fire blanket. All work in this area must be completed in accordance with relevant legislative, industry, customer and organisational requirements, including work health and safety (WHS) policies and procedures.

  • Determine the classification and fire type
    Select the appropriate fire extinguisher to attack the fire. Demonstrate usage of fire extinguishers safely according to the manufacturers’ instructions, and in accordance with relevant WHS and workplace policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate correct usage of a fire hose reel
    Demonstrate usage of the hose reel safely according to manufacturers’ instructions and in accordance with relevant WHS and workplace policies and procedures. Turn off water in the approved sequence and check the hose reel for leaks. Rewind the hose reel correctly after use.
  • Demonstrate correct usage of a fire blanket
    Demonstrate usage of the fire blanket safely according to manufacturers’ instructions and in accordance with the relevant WHS and workplace policies and procedures.

There are no pre-requisites for the Fire Awareness training course. Students must be at least 17 years of age at the time of attendance.

Heathcorp’s Fire Awareness training course is available in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Australia-wide.

The face to face training is 2 hours and covers both theory and practical aspects of Fire Awareness and the use of fire extinguishers. Students are required to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the course commencement or will be refused entry.

There is a short multiple choice quiz at the end of the training covering the course theory learnt that day. Students will also be assessed on practical skills as a requirement to pass the course.

Once enrolled, Healthcorp will email students a Fire Awareness booking confirmation with venue details and maps, course requirements and terms of enrolment.

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