Fire Fighting

Basic Fire Fighting

The skills, values, and knowledge, reflected in this basic fire fighting training course and unit standard, are required by people in the field of manufacturing and engineering.
The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications.
Qualifying learners can select and use the appropriate equipment to extinguish or control fires in the workplace.

4 Credits

Apply Fire Fighting Techniques

A learner credited with this unit standard will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing and extinguishing different types of fires by operating appropriate fire equipment.

The qualifying learner will be capable of:

  • Identifying different types of fires.
  • Explaining and practice fire prevention.
  • Operating basic fire equipment.
  • Perform basic fire fighting procedures.

3 Credits