Fire Team Operations

FIRE TEAM OPERATIONS PROGRAM

DESCRIPTION

This program provides the skills and knowledge required to conduct fire team operations, including fighting and containing fires. It applies to those working in site-based roles in the coal mining, metalliferous mining, drilling, extractive, and civil infrastructure environments.

DURATION

  • 2 days

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

- CPPFES2005A Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment

This unit of competency specifies the outcomes required to demonstrate the use of portable fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets.

- PUAFIR210 Prevent injury

This unit involves the skills and knowledge required to identify and avoid workplace hazards and risks, to maintain personal safety and to report identified issues to supervisors and team members.

It is designed as an introduction to safe work practices and is specifically relevant to a workplace requiring personnel to be involved in incidents, prescribed burns and/or operational aspects of emergency management. It includes identifying, implementing and monitoring effectiveness of workplace hazards and risk control procedures.

- PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to inspect, maintain and test a range of equipment. It includes inspecting response equipment, testing response equipment and cleaning, maintaining and restowing equipment

- PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit

This unit of competency involves the skills and knowledge required to select, don, operate and maintain breathing apparatus equipment in a hazardous atmosphere. It includes conducting pre-donning checks and tests of breathing apparatus; donning and checking of breathing apparatus; operating breathing apparatus and concluding breathing apparatus operations.

- RIIERR201E Conduct fire team operations

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to conduct fire team operations, including fighting and containing fires.