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 SP as part of the package. The Hazmat Awareness SP is available separately on special request.

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

DURATION

9 weeks

CERTIFICATE VALIDITY

N/A

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Fire Fighter 1 SP & Hazmat Awareness SP 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
  • Nirvana reg: LGRS-1239-141212

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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