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Respond to Wildfire
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.
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.
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).
- This course can only be delivered on sites where a controlled or contained fire can be provided.
- Please contact us using our group booking enquiry form so we can further discuss your training requirements and site conditions, as well as providing you an obligation free quote.
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
- Training conducted by an experienced fire responder with strong knowledge of relevant legislation and Australian Standards
- Practical hands-on training
Each Trainee Must Provide
- 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.