Respond to Wildfire

Nationally recognised units of competency
PUAFIR204B

Face to Face

Teaches participants how to respond to a wildfire, work as a safe member of a crew to attack and extinguish a fire, participate in mop-up and patrol operations and prepare equipment for the next crew or response.

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This nationally recognised training course is designed to equip participants with the skills and knowledge on how to respond to a wildfire, work as a safe and situationally aware member of a crew to attack and extinguish a fire, participate in mop-up and patrol operations, and prepare equipment for the next crew or response.

Course Details

Certification

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

Course Duration

3 days.

Price

  • This course can only be delivered on sites where a controlled or contained fire can be provided. Please contact us to discuss your training requirements and site conditions.
  • For group or company bookings, please contact us for an obligation free quote.

Course Outline

The key areas covered by this course include:

  • Australian Standards and relevant regulations and legislation
  • Risk assessment and hazard elimination
  • How to plan and prepare for wildfire response
  • Identifying factors that affect wildfire
  • Techniques on how to approach wildfire
  • Communication strategies
  • Fire suppression techniques
  • Application of response hand tools and drip torch
  • Using firefighting equipment and extinguishing tools
  • Monitoring and reacting to wildfire weather conditions
  • Participating in mop-up and patrol activities
  • Securing the burn area

Course Inclusions

  • Training conducted by an experienced fire responder with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards
  • Practical hands-on training

Each Trainee Must Provide

Participants must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Have at least a Year 10 level of numeracy, literacy and communication skills
  • Have the ability to read and write English
  • Arrive in suitable attire, including long pants and closed-in shoes.

Participants must hold the following prerequisite unit:

  • PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

Alex led a very detailed practical component of the Respond Wild Fire course demonstrating excellent command and control on the fire ground. Alex’s training exceeded my expectations.

Kevin D. - Gladstone, QLD

Public Course Participant