Course Code and Title: RIIERR201E Conduct Fire Team Operations

Course Description:This unit covers the conducting of fire team operations in resources and infrastructure industries. It includes the planning and preparing for work, fighting or containing fires and finalising operations.

Objectives: This course aims at those who are aiming to become or are required to be a part of an Emergency Response Team. The members are required to provide the fire fighting capability in the resource and infrastructure industry. It aims at developing both individual knowledge and skills but then ensuring that operations are conducted as a team.

Course Content:
Basic Fire Science
  • Causes, characteristics, hazards and responses to the types of fire
  • Site gases and characteristics
  • Basic site geology and survey information related to fire operations
  • Firefighting Tactics & Techniques
  • Fire Team Safety Protocols
  • Fire Team Training Requirements
  • Responding to Fires & Emergencies
  • Legislative and site rules
  • Basic building structural information related to fire operations
  • Fire fighting equipment
  • Fire fighting techniques
  • Isolation and tagging procedures

Basic teamwork

  • Critical situation dynamics and control
  • Communication and reporting procedures
  • Initial response First Aid

Practical Skills

  • Using a Fire extinguisher,
  • Fire Hose Reel & Fire Blanket
  • Principles of SIZE-UP and RECEO when responding to fires
  • Use of hose lines and structural firefighting

Fire Team Training is tailored to your worksite, equipment and procedures.

Assessment: Assessment will be performed progressively throughout the course using demonstrations of practical skills, scenario’s and short answer theory questions.

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For further information or course bookings, please call us on 1300 LifeAid (1300 543 324) or email LifeAid 

This Course is provided in partnership with, and is accredited by Fire and Safety Australia RTO:22250