Generic Firefighting Training Courses

Fire Fighting knowledge and skills all fire fighters across all sectors need to be trained in

Generic Firefighting – Level 2

26992

Use access ladders in emergency situations

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of access ladders

N

Use access ladders in an emergency situation

26994

Use general purpose knots and lines in emergency situations

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of general purpose lines

N

Use general purpose knots and lines in an emergency situation

3270

Establish and deliver water supplies for fire fighting

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Identify water supplies for fire fighting

N

select and connect hoses and waterway equipment

N

Recommission equipment after use

3278

Demonstrate knowledge of Command and Control structure of an emergency service provider

People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of:

N

The command and control structures of the candidate’s own fire and rescue service provider

N

The responsibilities and command and control of the candidate’s own fire and rescue service provider when working with other emergency services

Generic Firefighting – Level 3

14553

Explain the role of the fire and rescue service provider in community emergency incident preparedness

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Explain lifeline and continuity requirements for a community

N

Analyse the role of the fire and rescue service provider in community emergency incident preparedness

14555

Carry out defensive control of structure and vehicle fires

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Control structure and vehicle fires

N

Mop up structure and vehicle fires

14557

Demonstrate knowledge of personnel emergencies on the incident ground

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of personnel emergencies on the incident ground

N

Follow-up procedures

20385

Demonstrate hydraulic knowledge for fire fighting

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of hydraulic principles and relationships

N

Calculate areas, volumes and flow rates for regular and irregular geometrical shapes

20386

Operate portable pumps for fire fighting

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of basic hydraulic phenomena, properties and characteristics

N

Demonstrate knowledge of portable pumps used in fire fighting

N

Set up a portable pump

N

Operate a portable pump

N

Restore site, recommission a portable pump for fire fighting and complete documentation

20388

Work safely with aircraft at emergency incidents

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of hazards associated with working with an aircraft at an emergency incident

N

Demonstrate safe procedures for the loading and unloading of personnel and equipment at an emergency incident

N

Demonstrate knowledge of survival procedures in the event of an aircraft emergency landing

20392

Protect and preserve a fire scene

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of fire scene preservation

N

Identify and report evidence for the purpose of supporting fire investigation

N

Secure a fire-affected scene

26993

Use rescue ladders in fire and rescue situations

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of rescue ladders

N

Select and use rescue ladders in a fire and rescue situation

26995

Use rescue knots and lines in fire and rescue situations

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of rescue knots and lines

N

Use rescue knots and lines in fire and rescue situations

3272

Wear and operate breathing apparatus in general emergencies

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of BA and its effects on the physiology of the human body

N

Wear the BA in actual or practical simulated conditions

N

Manage the BA for safe use and survivability

N

Shut down and recommission the BA

3274

Carry out station duties

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Carry out general station duties

N

Maintain emergency call-out readiness

N

Carry out public relations duties

N

Carry out recording and reporting duties

3275

Carry out tests on fire and rescue equipment

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of standard tests on equipment

N

Conduct standard tests on equipment

Generic Firefighting – Level 4

10618

Rescue casualties using rescue techniques​

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Locate casualties within a specified area

N

Demonstrate knowledge of safe working practices for working at heights

N

Rescue casualties at heights

N

Rescue casualties from unsafe environments

N

Move casualties to a safe environment

14560

Identify and utilise installed fire systems

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Describe installed fire systems

N

Identify and locate installed fire systems

N

Utilise installed fire systems to support fire-fighting activities

20387

Operate self-propelled pumps for fire fighting

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of self-propelled pumps used in fire fighting

N

Set up a self-propelled pump for fire fighting

N

Operate a self-propelled pump for fire fighting

N

Restore site, recommission a self-propelled pump, and complete documentation

24614

Fill fire service breathing apparatus cylinders

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of the types of fire service breathing apparatus (BA) cylinders and a filling station

N

 Use a BA cylinder filling station

3267

Drive fire and rescue vehicles in emergency situations

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Demonstrate knowledge of traffic legislation, traffic regulations, and the fire and rescue service provider’s requirements

N

Prepare fire and rescue vehicle for emergency response

N

Respond to emergency incidents

N

Drive to, and position emergency vehicle at, emergency incidents and complete documentation

Generic Firefighting – Level 5

10613

Manage a volunteer fire and rescue group

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Implement an organisational plan

N

Carry out administrative duties

N

Supervise the activities of fire and rescue personnel

N

Carry out public relations and liaison duties

N

Meet strategic operational planning requirements

14554

Direct defensive fire control operations

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Analyse an incident requiring external defensive fire control

N

Direct external defensive fire control procedures

N

Carry out handover procedures to an incoming fire and rescue service

3279

Manage station level duties

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Implement organisational policy at station level

N

Carry out administrative duties

N

Monitor the station level activities of fire and rescue personnel

N

Carry out public relations and liaison duties

3281

Assess and address risk with respect to fire

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Identify and assess fire risks and hazards

N

Devise strategies for the mitigation of fire risks and hazards

3321

Lead a petrochemical emergency response team

People credited with this unit standard are able to:

N

Assess petrochemical emergency

N

Select and apply petrochemical emergency strategies and tactics

N

Lead petrochemical emergency control operations

N

Ensure that recovery actions can proceed for petrochemical emergency operations

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