This course provides students with an opportunity to refresh their understanding of fire behavior and which type of fire extinguishers to use on each class of fire.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions; there is no formal assessment.
Fire Science and Extinguisher or a documented equivalent that is deemed acceptable by Wood Training.
To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Wood Training recommendation is every two years.
Coming from a business background, Ryan worked in the offshore industry before moving onshore to pursue a career as a fire and marine trainer. He has Emergency Care, Fire and Rescue qualifications as well as in the areas of Adult Education and Training. Ryan volunteers his time to work with St John Ambulance as an ambulance officer and as a senior fire fighter with Fire Emergency New Zealand. Ryan stands out as a well-rounded emergency response professional with experience across multiple areas.
Instructing in First Aid from mid-2006, Jon is an experienced first aid instructor. Jon’s sense of humour and on the job stories ensure engaging and relevant training whenever he delivers. Jon has extended his safety training skills over the years now also delivers our Helicopter Underwater Escape Training courses and continues to deliver training with freshness and relevance