Basic Wildland Firefighting

COURSE OUTLINE

At the end of the course, the learner will be able to:

• identify:

  • factors influencing wildland fire behaviour
  • types of wildland fires and their dangers
  • various methods in contacting the fire department
  • basic preventative measures
  • types of fire lines and the construction thereof
  • PPE to be used
  • tools and equipment to be used during wildland fires
  • problem situations that firefighters may encounter and the corrective actions
  • understand and interpret the fire danger index levels

• explain:

  • basic communication skills on the fire ground
  • methods of attack in accordance with fire behaviour
  • and demonstrate mop-up procedures
  • legal requirements.

Course Information

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Unit Standard Title:

E-Learning Price:

Not Available as E-learning

E-Learning Duration:

Not Available as E-learning

Credits:

SAQA ID:

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Basic Firefighter

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• All employees who could be required to respond to grass and wildland fire incidents

At SafetyCloud, we want to offer this same opportunity to prospective and current occupational health and safety professionals. They can now also receive training delivered through our our interactive online webinars. We have been at the forefront of occupational health, safety, and environmental training for over seven decades and looking to the future, we continue to offer the same world class training for which we have become renowned adding flexibility to train anytime from anywhere on our new powerful digital platform.

Unit Standard Title:

Webinar Price:

Not Available as Webinar

Webinar Duration:

Not Available as Webinar

Credits:

SAQA ID:

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Basic Firefighter

HUB Availability:

Coming soon

Target Groups:

• All employees who could be required to respond to grass and wildland fire incidents

We continue to offer tailored on-site training and classroom-based teaching at any of our 12 NOSA Colleges throughout South Africa. Offering you access to more than 100 safety training programmes – including SAMTRAC, the world’s leading workplace risk management course and the most sought-after training certificate in the HSE industry, suited for all places of work. Book your seat at one of our NOSA Colleges to experience safety training in the classroom.

Unit Standard Title:

Course Price:

R 2 130

Course Duration:

2 days

Credits:

SAQA ID:

Professional Body:

Saiosh

CPD Points:

5

NQF Level:

Prerequisites:

Basic Firefighter

Target Groups:

• All employees who could be required to respond to grass and wildland fire incidents