This course is suitable for anyone who requires training in the use of fire extinguishers, fire reels and fire blankets for use at a workplace and is only ever conducted for group bookings on employers’ sites.  To view the publicly available version of this course, please click here.

Why complete this Firefighting Equipment Course?

This course is designed to ensure staff are trained in compliance with Australian Standard AS3745 Planning for emergencies in facilities, which outlines the requirements for fire emergency management in the workplace.

  • Use of portable fire extinguishers
  • Use of fire blankets
  • Use of fire reels
  • Types of fires and equipment suitability
  • Minimum 18 years of age
  • Experience working with safety-related paperwork preferred

How to Book

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Course Details

For the Firefighting Equipment Course, trainees must have adequate English language skills to safely complete tasks relating to emergency management, such as being able to:

  • Read and correctly interpret workplace procedures
  • Complete paperwork relevant to emergencies
  • Speak English clearly in order to explain, describe and verify sometimes complex needs and issues

If a trainee is concerned that they may not have the capability to complete the Firefighting Equipment Course requirements described above, please contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343 for advice.

Yes! Practical training and assessment involves the use of fire extinguishers to extinguish real fires.

Once competence is achieved, trainees will receive a Statement of Attainment.

  • A maximum of 12 trainees can attend this course
  • Trainees should wear safety shoes (and hi-vis clothing if they can)
  • For identification, trainees should bring a driver’s licence or passport
  • This course is delivered over half a day face-to-face with a blend of classroom-based and practical activities
  • Trainees are expected to have read the Course Handbook prior to attendance which will be provided upon making a booking
  • Trainees will be assessed using a short-answer test completed in the classroom and a practical assessment involving the use of water fire extinguishers to and fire blankets to extinguish actual fires
  • Verbal assessments will not be conducted for this course (please refer to the Language, Literacy and Numeracy requirements outlined above)

If you have any questions about our Firefighting Equipment Course, please contact WAM Training on 1800 143 343.

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4 reviews for Firefighting Equipment Course

  1. Damien

    Great course made to be quick and interactive. Easy information to follow. Well planned and written.

  2. Anthony

    Very well run course, trainer was very helpful and informed.

  3. Craig

    Good trainer and gives a good understanding of the course.

  4. Vikki

    Awesome training, thank you for a great interactive class.

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