First Attack Fire Fighting gives candidates the necessary skills and knowledge to safely and confidently use portable fire extinguishers; fire hose reels and fire blankets to extinguish a small fire. The course applies to any workplace and covers the following:
- Operational safety and risk management
- Emergency response including; rescue, active alarm, confine fire, evacuate and extinguish (race)
- Fire types and classifications
- Fire theory
- Fire extinguisher types and their use
- WHS and workplace policies and procedures (relevant)
- Hose reels and fire blankets
- Inspections and testing
Verification of Competency
Demonstrate First Attack Firefighting equipment Verification of Competencies can be delivered on-site and at our training facility. For more information, please contact the facility, or view our VOC page.
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This course is suitable for those who work as an operator or technician in a field based role within the resources sector. Individuals may have a role in an emergency management team such as a fire warden where they are required to use fire extinguishers and other small firefighting equipment.
- CPPFES2005A - Demonstrate First Attack Firefighting Equipment
Upon successful completion of the unit a Statement of Attainment will be issued.
This training and assessment is conducted at the Site Skills Training Gladstone facility located at 17-19 South Trees Dr, South Trees 4681.
Upon arrangement, training can be conducted onsite at the premises of industry clients providing there a suitable infrastructure and industry training facilities.
There are no prerequisites for First Attack Fire Fighting although it is expected candidates are competent in operating the various types of plant and equipment to be loaded/unloaded.
Full payment for courses up to $1,500 must be made before the commencement of the course unless the Payment Plan option is selected. For courses that cost over $1,500, Site Skills Training will hold an initial deposit of $1,500. The balance of fees payable will be charged at a point in the course that is proportionate to the amount of the deposit paid, e.g. a 10-day course costing $3,000, the remaining $1,500 will be charged at the end of day 5 (upon completion of 50% of the course).
A Payment Plan option is available for this course, please visit the Payment Plans Page for more information.
Payment for this course can be made via eftpos, cash, cheque or the Payment Plan option above. For billing information including who to write a cheque to, please email email@example.com or call 1300 700 080.
Please refer to our Refund Policy
For more information about the course or how to apply, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07 4979 1722 or you can Apply Online.
This course requires a Unique Student Identifier (USI) , you can still complete the training without a USI, though Site Skills Training is unable to provide you with your completion certificate until you provided us with your USI. To apply for a free USI visit the USI website or contact our facility.