Fire Tender Training

Fire Tender Training (Non-Accredited)

To develop an understanding of procedures to follow on the fire ground when working with multi-agencies at a bushfire. To ensure personnel have knowledge to work safely and competently using Fire Tenders and associated equipment.

Designed for
Personnel required to extinguish fires resulting from a bush fire or other causes using Fire Tenders or Trailers.

There are no pre-requisite units for this course.

Delivery Mode
Face to face

Participants must have the ability to read and write English and be able to perform practical and theoretical assessment as required.

Course Details

  • Duration: 3.5 hours
  • Site Requirements: To conduct theory presentation we require a boardroom/training room with facility to darken room for computer projection.
  • Resource Requirements: Fire ground training area, Fire tender.
  • This course is principally designed for delivery at the clients’ premises for maximum group size of 8 participants. Alternative premises can be arranged (this will incur an extra cost).

Course Outline
Tasking Requirements

  • Reporting to Incident Control Officer and other Liaison Officers on arrival and departure of fire ground
  • Receive briefing– tasking and safety precautions
  • Communications
  • Status of power supply in area of operation and other hazards if applicable

Work Environmental Hazards Assessment

  • Determine safe and unsafe work areas and practices
  • Weather and fire danger information
  • AIIMS (Australian Interagency Incident Management System)
  • Parking at fire ground

Equipment Overview and Orientation

  • Specifications, location and operation of pumps, valves, hoses, retardant, extinguishers and hand tools
  • Power checks, pre-use inspection check list
  • Start up and Shut down procedures
  • Maintenance and service of equipment
  • Water management
  • Hand Tools
  • Practice session for trainees

Upon Completion
Upon successful completion of the course, each participant will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

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Please call 94178888 or email to book or enquire about this course.