Fire Fighting Operations Skills Maintenance Perth
Refresh skills and competency in fighting and containing fires.
ERGT’s Fire Fighting Operations Skills Maintenance training course is designed to ensure competency and capability in mining emergency response teams to safely combat incidents involving fighting and containing fires.
Fire fighting is a vital skill in mining emergency response teams due the use of heavy equipment, explosives, and other hazardous materials, which can increase the risk of fires. In addition, the remote location and environment of mining can make fires particularly challenging to control and extinguish.
Not only important for personnel safely, fire fighting operations is designed for the protection of property, environmental, compliance and business continuity.
ERGT Skills Maintenance training programs are conducted in immersive, high-fidelity workplace aligned environments that increase overall retention, recall and reliability when back in the workplace.
Structure and Assessment
This course is delivered through classroom presentations, group discussion and practical demonstrations and exercises. Trainees will demonstrate their competence through written and practical assessment.
The Elements of Competency listed below describe the essential outcomes aligned to the industry performance expectations.
Conduct fire team operations:
- Prepare for fire team operations
- Fight or contain fire
- Complete fire team operations
- Audit firefighting installations
Operate breathing apparatus open circuit:
- Conduct pre-donning checks and tests on breathing apparatus
- Don and check breathing apparatus
- Operate breathing apparatus
- Conclude operations
In alignment with industry expectations and to ensure ongoing competence and capability ERGT recommends skills maintenance be conducted every 2 years.
ERGT Required Skills and Knowledge
Evidence of the following prior skills and knowledge must be provided to ERGT for verification
prior to course commencement:
- PUAFIR207 Operate breathing apparatus open circuit
- RIIERR201E Conduct fire team operations
A health questionnaire and declaration of fitness will be required at course registration. Please contact ERGT for any concerns regarding completion of practical training and assessment requirements and to discuss options for reasonable adjustments.
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