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Fire Extinguisher Training

Nationally recognised units of competency
PUAFER008 - Confine small emergencies in a facility

Face to Face

Trains participants in the safe use of fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets.

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Course Details


Students who are deemed competent will receive a Statement of Attainment for Confine Small Workplace Emergencies which is recognised under the Australian Qualifications Framework. This certification is nationally recognised. The Statement is issued by Pinnacle Safety and Training (RTO 40496).

National unit of competency

  • PUAFER008 - Confine small emergencies in a facility

  • Course Duration

    2-3 hours, class size up to 15 people


    Course Overview

    Our fire extinguisher training course is designed to ensure trainees are suitably instructed in the safe use of fire extinguishers, fire hose reels and fire blankets. This course includes both a theory and a practical component to ensure that successful participants can safely attend and resolve confined small workplace fire incidents. This course is a must for all organisations that want to equip their employees with the expert knowledge needed in a first response emergency situation.

    Course Outline

    • Fire triangle theory
    • Raising the alarm
    • Fire safety and evacuation
    • Classes of fire
    • Types of fire extinguishers
    • Safety procedures when fighting fires
    • Firefighting tactics
    • Practical sessions:
      • Using a fire extinguisher, fire hose reel and fire blanket, participants will gain hands-on practical experience with fire-fighting equipment. They will also be instructed in correct firefighting tactics and safety procedures.

    Course Inclusions

    • Training conducted by experienced Emergency Services specialist
    • Knowledge on relevant legislation and Australian Standards
    • Plenty of practical hands on training to ensure participants have the confidence to respond to small workplace emergencies

    Each Trainee Must Provide

    Participants must

    • Be at least 15 years of age

    Participants must provide own

    • Transport
    • Lunch
    • Appropriate clothing, closed-in footwear
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    I did the online learning version of the course. It was one of the best online learning courses I’ve done (and I’ve done a few). Super easy to use platform and won’t hesitate to recommend.

    Louise D. - Orford, TAS

    Public Course Participant Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety (online)