Operate Ignition Equipment in an Aircraft

OPERATE AERIAL IGNITION EQUIPMENT IN AN AIRCRAFT PROGRAM

DESCRIPTION

This program is aimed at any personnel responsible for the safe, effective and efficient conduct of aerial ignition operations to a specified burn prescrip- tion, fire suppression operations and for liaising with ground and support crews, such as incendiary operations supervisors.

APPLICATION

This program provides the knowledge and skills required to prepare, operate and maintain aerial ignition equipment in an aircraft.

DURATION

  • 2-3 days

UNITS OF COMPETENCY

  • PUAFIR209 Work safely around aircraft
  • PUAFIR312B Operate aerial ignition equipment in an aircraft

PRE-REQUISITES

This program has no formal pre-requisites. Pre-requisites at individual unit level are addressed within the program delivery.


COURSE CONTENT

This program provides the knowledge and skills required to prepare, operate and maintain aerial ignition equipment in an aircraft. The program includes:

Working around an aircraft

  • Selection, use and maintenance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Aerodrome/off-field landing procedures
  • Aircraft danger areas, approach/departure
  • Aircraft dimension, performance, operation, loading and refuelling 
  • Correct aircraft entry and exit procedures
  • Aircraft safety (seatbelts, lifejackets, EPIRB, door off operation and helmets/headsets)
  • Hazard identification and risk management
  • Aircraft emergency procedures (intercommunication system, brace positions and exits)
  • Regulatory and organisational policies and procedures
  • Crew resource management
Operation of aerial incendiary equipment

        - Safety precautions, principal operation, standard
          operating procedures
        - Loading and dispensing
        - Malfunctions

  • Hand injection equipment
  • Emergencies with aerial incendiary equipment
  • Aircraft emergencies
  • Equipment malfunction and repairs
  • Local emergencies
  • Working with aerial incendiary equipment
  • Transporting, storing and disposing of incendiaries

ASSESSMENT

Assessment is conducted by Risk Re- sponse + Rescue using evidence of skills and knowledge obtained through- out the program, it is essential for the assessment to be conducted in a range of actual or simulated site specific workplace environments. It is therefore requested a static helicopter be availa- ble for familiarisation and practical assessment.

CERTIFICATION

A Statement of Attainment listing individual units of competency will be issued to participants upon successful completion.

COURSE MATERIAL

Each participant will receive a learner resource kit.