DESIGNED FOR: Personnel who require knowledge and understanding of extinguishing fires in their workplace.
DESCRIPTION: In this Unit of Competency trainees demonstrate how various portable fire protection products are used in emergency situations. Product demonstrations include the use of a portable fire extinguisher, a fire hose reel and a fire blanket.
CONTENT: It is essential that competence be demonstrated throughout the duration of the course with the ability of the trainees to understand.
ASSESSMENT: Trainees will be assessed against the learning outcomes using oral questioning, written quiz, and practical use extinguishers and fire blanket on either the BullEx Intelligent training systemTM (I.T.S) or BullEx BullsEyeTM Laser Driven System.
- The theory of fire including the Triangle of Combustion.
- The implications of incorrect use of fire extinguishers and hose reels on classes of fire
- How fire can be spread by conduction, convection, radiation and direct burning
- Why cooking oil and fat fires require special attention
- Basic methods of locating a fire
- The meaning of secondary damage
- How water pressure influences the discharge distance for hose reels.
Due to safety and environmental factors, methods of extinguishing Class D and F fires are restricted to oral explanations and role-play/simulations only.
CERTIFICATION: On successful completion of this Unit of Competency trainees will be issued with a Statement of Attainment in PRMPFES05B Use Portable Fire Fighting Equipment. ♦
ELEMENTS OF COMPETENCY:
- PRMPFES05B/01 Use portable fire extinguishers to extinguish a simulated fire
- PRMPFES05B/02 Demonstrate correct usage of a fire hose reel
- PRMPFES05B/03 Demonstrate correct usage of a fire blanket
DELIVERY: PowerPoint presentations, including audio-visual material, practical desktop activities and discussion. Practical components using fire fighting equipment in a range of work simulated scenarios. Training will be carried out by our qualified trainers with fire ground experience to suit your workplace.
TRAINING AID: BullEx Intelligent Training SystemTM or BullEx BullsEye Laser Driven SystemTM depending you your requirments.
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