This course provide students with an update on current best practices and opportunity to demonstrate continued competency in correct fire fighting techniques.
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.
Current medical certificate. NZQA US 3271, 3272 and 4647 or a documented equivalent that is deemed acceptable by Wood Training.
Theory assessment followed by practical assessment which takes place when the student is ready/has shown that they can perform all tasks required. The assessment will involve team activity.
BREATHING APPARATUS TRAINING
AS/NZS 1715:2009 Section 2.4: “The frequency of retraining will depend on the complexity of the program and degree of the hazard, but as a minimum shall be considered at least annually”.
BA sign off available, that can be done yearly instead of doing the BA Refresher every year.
A MEDICAL is MANDATORY prior to course commencement.
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.
Steve’s background includes serving with the Royal Marines Commando, a teacher of Art and Design, Fire Fighter (NZFS), Ship Security Officer maintaining security. His personal passion lies with mountaineering and climbing, bringing valuable rope skills and rescue to the Industrial rope access industry. Steve has a strong understanding of teams working under high pressure in high hazard and high stress environments. He holds a postgraduate Certificate in Education as well as qualifications in Training, Assessment, Rope Access and Occupation and Health and Safety.