Newcastle Rescue & Consultancy Pty Ltd provide fire extinguisher training for persons who may be in an emergency situation where an extinguisher is required. Our course is Nationally Recognised and is in accordance with the Australian Standard AS 2444-2001 Portable fire extinguishers and fire blankets.
Our training course is structured to ensure participants have the understanding of how to use a fire extinguisher and the knowledge required to select the correct extinguisher for a particular type of fire. The course also covers the use of hose reels and fire blankets.
The course will cover the following areas;
- Fire Triangle Theory
- Raising the Alarm
- Fire Safety and Evacuation
- Classes of Fire
- Types of Fire Extinguishers
- Safety Procedures
- Fire Fighting Tactics
- WHS Legislation
- Policies and Procedures Relating to Safety
- Language and Communication
- Safe Use of a Fire Hose Reel
- Use of a Fire Blanket
- Nature of Fire
Upcoming Courses for Extinguisher Training
If there are no upcoming scheduled courses please contact us to find out if we can arrange a custom course for you.
Unit of Competency
- CPPFES2005 Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
Duration of Course
Training is delivered Face to Face. All training handouts supplied.
Participants are to provide their own workplace appropriate gloves.
Participants are to wear comfortable clothing and closed in shoes.
Participants will complete a theory based assessment and a practical based assessment to determine their competence.
On successful completion of the fire extinguisher training course, participants will be issued with a Nationally Recognised Statement of Attainment and a wallet card stating;
- Participant Name
- Units of Competency Completed
- Date of Completion
- Statement of Attainment Number
Recognition of Prior Learning
All participants are offered the opportunity to apply for RPL. Please refer to the Student Handbook (located in resources) or phone 1300 356 686 for the procedure of how to apply.
From 1st January 2015, it is a requirement when enrolling in a Nationally Recognised training course to have a Unique Student Identifier Number (USI). Certifications cannot be issued until the USI number has been provided and verified.