Tamworth Community College

Fire Extinguisher

In this course, you will cover the skills and knowledge required to recognise emergencies, report emergencies and take appropriate action during emergency situations, such as small fires that can be controlled using a fire extinguisher.

You will cover preparing for emergency situations, reporting emergencies, responding to emergency warnings and advice, choosing the most appropriate course of action and evacuating from a danger area, identifying and assessing an emergency, safely confining emergencies, using initial response equipment and reporting on the facility's emergency response.

Upon successful completion of assessment task(s) students will be awarded a Statement of Attainment for unit: PUAFER008 Confine small emergencies in a facility.

As there is an outdoor component to this course please ensure you wear appropriate clothing for the predicted weather conditions, including hat, long sleeves, wet weather clothes etc.