Basic Defensive Firefighting

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Certificate Awarded

Certificate of Achievement



Course Description

The Basic Defensive Firefighting course is an introductory course designed for new entrants to the firefighting community. The course provides the student with the minimum knowledge and skill set required before being allowed to participate in a defensive role at a fire scene.

Course Outline

1.0   Firefighter Health and Safety

2.0   Basic Communications and Accountability

3.0   Introduction to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)/Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

4.0   Basic Fire Behaviour and Control

5.0   Portable Fire Extinguishers

6.0   Ladders

7.0   Ventilation Types and Benefits

8.0   Water Supply

9.0   Fire Hoses and Streams

10.0 Defensive Fire Control Techniques

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Minimum class sizes are required to deliver courses, should these minimums not be achieved classes could be postponed or rescheduled.