Emergency Response Team Member (Fire)

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to fulfil the role of Emergency Response Team Member and to be able to demonstrate competence in that role.

Certification

An Emergency Response Team Member (Fire) certificate will be issued on successful completion of this course.

Unit Standard: 3271 L2 C1 V6, 3272 L3 C3 V4, 4647 L2 C1 V5

Course Content

The course focuses on:

  • Fire classifications and properties.
  • Hazards of flammable liquids and gases.
  • Co-ordinated fire attacks using different extinguishing mediums.
  • Foam and water calculations.
  • Communicating as a team.
  • Use of a SCBA in a team environment.
  • Quick rescue techniques.
  • Minimum manpower techniques.
  • Water and foam use.
  • Team work.
  • Fire classifications and suppression techniques.
  • Selection and implementation of strategies to deal with fire.
  • The basic principles of the chemistry and physics of fire.
  • SCBA and its effect on physiology of the human body.
  • Wearing SCBA for safe use and survivability.
  • Shut down and re commission of a SCBA set.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fire classes and fire suppression techniques, and select and implement a strategy to deal with fire.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of the chemistry of fire and the basic principles of the physics of fire.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of BA and its effects on the physiology of the human body
  • Wear a BA in actual/practical simulated conditions.
  • Manage a BA for safe use and survivability.
  • Shut down and recommission a BA.

Course structure

The course is a combination of theoretical and practical sessions. Students are assessed continuously during the course.

Course prerequisites

Current medical certificate.

Assessment process

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.

Revalidation/Refresher

To maintain current competency, it is recommended that refresher training occurs regularly. Depending on the industry you work in this may vary. Current Training recommendation is every two years by attending a one day refresher.

Items to bring

  • Photo ID.
  • Comfortable clothing suitable for wearing under Fire Fighting attire.
  • Socks.
  • Steel cap boots.
  • Water bottle.
  • Change of clothes and towel for available shower.

Health

A MEDICAL is MANDATORY prior to course commencement.

Read More

Course Length

4 Days

Location

Hot Fire Training Centre in Oaonui

Price

$2235 + GST per person

Group rates available

Book Now

Book Now

Important Information

Student Handbook

Terms and Conditions

Meet The Trainers

Ryan Moss

Ryan Moss

Ryan Moss

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.

Stephen Ritson

Stephen Ritson

Stephen Ritson

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.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Keep up to date with what is going on here at Wood Training!

Courses I'm interested in hearing about

Asbestos
Aviation
BA & Emergency
Crane
Driving & Machinery
Fire Extinguisher
First Aid
Gas Testing & Confined Spaces
Hazardous Substances
Health & Safety
Heights
Marine
Permit to work
Online Learning
Copyright M&O Pacific Ltd 2020
Website Design & Developed by &