Fire Team Member

Purpose of Course:

The OHS Act requires all employers to ensure that the workplace is safe for the employees. The risk of fires is present in most workplaces and employees must be aware of fire safety and the most effective way to extinguish a fire. This course gives the employee a theoretical background as well as practical skills to extinguish a fire.

Target Group:

Employees that will be a member of a company’s Fire Team that is responsible for fire safety and fighting fires.

Course outline:

Module 1

  1. The elements of fire
  2. Classes of fire
  3. How fires spread
  4. Methods of extinguishing fires
  5. Advantages and limitations of the different extinguishing agents
  6. Choosing a method to extinguish a fire
  7. Portable fire extinguishers
  8. Fire hose reels
  9. Using extinguishers
    • Practical if presented at our training centre.
    • Practical at client’s venue only if a safe place for making a fire is available.

Module 2

  1. Fire behaviour in buildings.
  2. Policies & procedures in case of a fire.
  3. Regulations and Bylaws regarding fire safety.
  4. Floor plan and evacuation procedures.
  5. Compiling and evacuation plan.
  6. Fire safety/prevention in industry – theory only (if presented at our training centre).
  7. Fire safety/prevention in industry – Inspection of Workplace (if course is presented on site).
  8. Feedback and Report – based on practical exercise.

Module 3:

  1. Evaluation of Company Evacuation Policies & Procedures (only when training is presented at the client’s venue i.e. on-site).
  • Target Audience:  General Employees & Fire Team Members
  • Where:  On or Off Site
  • Entry requirement:  None
  • Duration of course:  8 hours
  • Unit Standard:  Aligned to US25220
  • Certificate:  A Certificate of Competence will be issued – retraining recommended after two years

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Accreditation

Dynamikos Training Network carries various accreditations

ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFIED
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Department of Labour CI 549
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ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFIED
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Copies of these certificates are available on request.

Client Testimonials

Melanie Stipp (Blogger)

Vrousoosek

Baie dankie vir die geleentheid om die kursus te kon bywoon. Ek het dit vreeslik baie geniet en 'n hele paar nuwe goed geleer :) Cindy is baie goed in wat sy doen en betrek die klas met vrae en prakties.

Guy Hendry

ESTEQ Industry Solutions

Did a first aid level 1 refresher last week. Fantastic course! The trainer was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. The communication before the training was great and always received fast replies. Would definitely recommend to anyone looking to do first aid! Considering a level 2 course myself.

Francis Erianca du Preez

Great people, great training institution. Did my level 1-3 through them and training was great. They are super friendly and very helpful. Would definitely recommend them to those looking to do first aid training.