COURSE TITLE: Basic Fire Fighting

UNIT STANDARD: 12484

SHORT DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this course is to perform basic firefighting in the workplace.

COURSE CONTENTS:

  1. Understand the names and functions of:

  1. Purpose of identifying the nature of a fire;

  2. Attributes, descriptions, characteristics & properties:

  1. Cause and effect, implications of:

  1. Procedures and techniques

  1. Regulations, Legislation, Agreements, Policies, Standards:

  1. Theory: Rules, Principles, Laws:

Applicable chemistry of fire:

# the triangle of combustion;

# elimination factors;

# transmission or spread.

  1. Relationships, Systems: