Fire Fighting

Fire Fighting

TETA Accreditation: Unit Standards 12484.

Perform basic firefighting.

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD

  • The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the field of manufacturing and engineering.
  • The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications.
  • Qualifying learners can select and use the appropriate fire fighting equipment to extinguish or control fires in the workplace.

LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING

  • This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for safety, health and environmental protection in the field of manufacturing and engineering.

CONTENT:

  • Identifying Different Types of Fires.
  • Understand, Explain and Practice Fire Prevention.
  • Operate  Fire Fighting Equipment and Perform Basic Fire Fighting Procedures.
  • Fire Fighters Attitude.
  • Fire Equipment Inspection.
  • Regulations Guide for fire exit signs and other fire safety signs.
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
  • The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996.
  • OSHA Fire Extinguisher Requirements.