What is the Fire Fighter 1 & Hazmat Awareness Course?

The Fire Fighter 1 Course is a career course intended for any person wishing to pursue a career as a professional fire fighter. Our programme includes the Hazmat Awareness Course as part of the package.

The Fire Fighter 1 & Hazmat Awareness Course is provided by Nirvana Fire & Rescue, an Emcare associated company operating from the Emcare Training Centre In Polokwane. All enquiries are handled by Emcare Polokwane office.

The Hazmat Awareness course is available separately on special request.

DURATION

9 weeks

CERTIFICATE VALIDITY

N/A

Fire Fighter 1 & Hazmat Awareness Course (FF1) at the Emcare Training Academy
Fire Fighter 1 & Hazmat Awareness Course

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COURSE CONTENT

  • Orientation and Fire Service History
  • Firefighter Safety and Health
  • Fire Department Communications
  • Building Construction
  • Fire Behavior
  • Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Ropes, Webbing, and Knots
  • Structural Search, Victim Removal, and Firefighter Survival
  • Scene Lighting, Rescue Tools, Vehicle Extrication, and Technical Rescue
  • Forcible Entry
  • Ground Ladders
  • Tactical Ventilation
  • Water Supply
  • Rescue
  • Fire Hose
  • Fire Streams
  • Fire Control
  • Loss Control
  • Fire Origin and Cause Determination
  • Fire and Life Safety Initiatives
  • Relevant SA legislation
  • NFPA 471, 472 and 473
  • Introduction to hazardous materials
  • Properties of hazardous materials
  • Recognise and identify hazardous materials
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Command, safety and scene control
  • Hazardous materials – containers and packaging
Training

PRE-REQUISITES

  • No Claustrophobia
  • No acrophobia
  • Fitness declaration
  • English proficiency
  • Grade 10.
  • Local language instructors are available on request for groups of 10+
Training

VENUE LOCATIONS

  • Available at Polokwane branch only.
  • Available at your premises for groups of 20+.
Training

QUALITY ALIGNMENT

  • US115222.
  • US115223.
  • US242859.
  • US242853.
  • US242852.

Certifications Available

  • LGSETA

Included in Course

  • A4 certificates.
  • Learner manuals.
  • Training equipment.
  • Presentation equipment.
  • For training at your premises travel/accomodation charges may apply.

Accreditation & Affiliates

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