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Conduct Fire Team Operations Course

Course 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.

Units of Competency

  • PUAFIR210 Prevent injury
  • PUAEQU001 Prepare, maintain and test response equipment
  • PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
  • CPPFES2005 Demonstrate first attack firefighting equipment
  • RIIERR201E Conduct fire team operations

Course Outline

  • Work, Health and Safety (WHS)
  • Hazards and risk control
  • Incident, prescribed burning and/or emergency management equipment
  • Inspection, testing and servicing of response equipment and breathing apparatus
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) including breathing apparatus
  • Using fire fighting equipment including extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets
  • Entrapment and breathing apparatus emergency procedures
  • Moving in conditions of reduced visibility
  • Monitoring atmospheric conditions
  • Fire fighting and containment strategies and techniques
  • Fire recurrence avoidance techniques
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Cleaning, maintaining and restowing response equipment
  • Participating in debriefing sessions
  • Safety data sheets and use of cleaning agents and chemicals

Mode of Delivery

This course will be delivered via face to face.

For group bookings, we can provide this training at one of our leading training facilities or at your site as required, simply click “Get a Quote” to find out more and arrange suitable dates.



This course is scheduled for:

2 days of face-to-face learning and assessment

Pre-Requisite and Entry Requirements

Students holding a previous certification for the units of competency and are seeking recognition must supply their credential at the time of enrolment.

Students must have language, literacy and numeracy skills (LLN) to interpret and apply relevant information to commence learning in this program. An LLN assessment may be conducted upon receipt of enrolment application to ensure each student has the appropriate level of skills required to undertake this course.

PUAFIR210 Prevent injury is a formal prerequisite for PUAEQU001 and PUAFIR207 and is covered within the program.


Students who successfully complete this course and demonstrate competence will receive a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment under the Australian Qualifications Framework. The certification will be issued by Risk Response and Rescue (RTO 90774).


  • $650 per person for public courses
  • For group bookings please click “Get a Quote” to find out more or Contact Us.

Course Inclusions

All course materials, handouts and personal protective equipment will be provided.

Student Requirements

Students must wear appropriate clothing and footwear when attending face-to-face sessions.

Refer to the Participant Information Handbook for information about our policies and procedures.

*Learning and assessment hours will vary depending on your existing skills, underpinning knowledge and prior experience and your commitment to your learning and practical application of activities.