Fire Extinguisher

To prevent injury and reduce potential damage to a workplace, building or structure an employer should ensure that all employees are trained in the safe use of fire extinguishers, fire hose reels, fire blankets and how to use a chemical spill kit. This training course includes a theory and practical component to ensure that your employees can safely handle workplace emergencies.

Duration:3 hours

Available inDarwin & Alice Springs

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Course Outline

To prevent injury and reduce potential damage to a workplace, building or structure an employer should ensure that all employees are trained in the safe use of fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets. They should also be aware of the effects of chemical spills, areas where they may occur and how to contain them using a chemical spill kit.

This training course includes a theory and practical component to ensure that your employees can safely handle workplace emergencies.

To ensure maximum benefit, this training course should be conducted with Fire Warden and Evacuation Training. If required, a Fire Safety trainer can visit your workplace to determine your fire safety equipment and training needs.

Course Subjects

  • Preparing for emergency situations
  • Identifying and assessing an emergency
  • Safely confining an emergency
  • Elements of combustion
  • Raising the alarm
  • Classes of fire
  • Types of fire extinguishers
  • Safety procedures when fighting fires
  • How to use a fire extinguisher, fire hose reel and fire blanket
  • Types of chemicals
  • Characteristics of chemical spill kits
  • Correct use of a chemical spill kit

Participants will gain hands-on experience fighting a real fire with fire fighting equipment and will gain knowledge of chemical spill kits and how to use them.

Course Prerequisites

There are no restrictions on entry to this course however students are required to have sufficient numeracy and literacy skills to read and comprehend instruction(s).

Unit of Competency

Participants who successfully complete all components of the course will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility unit of competency.

Course Assessment

Practical assessment with group interaction. Participants must demonstrate competency during a series of practical skills evaluation and verbal assessments. Participants will also complete a theory assessment consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions.

Course Delivery & Duration

Classes run over a single day. All students are required to be present 15 minutes before course commencement time. Late arrivals may be refused from the course as a failure to attend. Training occurs at Eagle Training Services training facilities located in Alice Springs. Participants undertake the course in comfortable, air-conditioned classrooms with the latest IT and audiovisual capabilities. Students are supported through the provision of high quality learning materials and resources.

Course Fees

$125 per student. Payment in full, or provision of a purchase order, is required to secure a place on a course. Course fee is fully refundable only if the course is cancelled. This price includes all study manuals and materials

Confirmation of Enrolment

Payment in full, or provision of a purchase order, is required to secure a place on a course. Positions are limited so confirmed enrolments only will be able to attend.

For cancellations/refunds a minimum of 3 business days notice must be provided to Eagle Training Services prior to the commencement of the scheduled course to enable re-allocation of your place to another participant, otherwise the full course fee will be payable. Replacements are allowed provided they have Eagle Training Services approval before the start of training and course prerequisites are met.

Welfare and Support Services

Eagle Training Services provides welfare and support services within its professional capacity. Clients should identify existing needs prior to enrolment so that appropriate arrangements are made. Where additional support is required, the client will be referred to a specialist agency to access appropriate support. Eagle Training Services has a documented policy regarding access and equity.

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Location

:Darwin & Alice Springs

How Long

3 hours


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