Fire Fighting Level 1

Duration: 2 days 08h00 to 16h30 (1 Hour lunch break)
Summary: A modular course for employee’s who are appointed as basic fire fighters and fire marshals within their workplace, so as to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
Accreditation: The course is aligned to unit standard 12484 Perform basic fire fighting NQF level 02. SAIOSH accredited for two CPD points.
Content: Modules:

  1. The Role of the Workplace Fire Fighter and Safety
  2. The Science of Fire and Fire Types
  3. Potential Fire Starters
  4. Fire Procedures
  5. Use of Fire Extinguishers (includes practical use of a hand held extinguisher)
  6. Hot Works
  7. Fire Risk assessment
Entry requirements: ABET level 4 (Basic reading, writing and arithmetic). Medium of instruction and training materials are in English.
Min/max number of learners Minimum: 8 learners per course
Maximum: 25 learners per course
Who Should Attend: All employees who are tasked or appointed as fire fighters at their place of work. Any person who would like to attain basic fire fighting skills. Events security and related personnel.