Fire Fighting

Basic Fire Fighting Workshop


Why is Basic Fire Fighting Skills Necessary?

Although fires are not the major cause of death in South Africa, its devastating effects are being felt across the country. Every month we hear of cases of fire damage in the media. Fires are a danger to human survival and as a result they must be managed. Prevention is better than cure, a common statement by HIV/AIDS activists is also a popular song in fire management.


Basic Fire Fighting is about bringing fires under control and putting the fires out. Basic Fire Fighting will you teach you the necessary skills to quickly and correctly identify the type of fire so that you can select the appropriate fire fighting procedure. But, as we’ve mentioned above, prevention is better than cure, this means that we’ll teach you how to identify fire risks at the workplace. This will help you minimise the possibility of accidental fire.

Course Content:

  • Nature of fire
  • Identifying risks in the workplace
  • Fire classification
  • Methods of fire transmission
  • Firefighting and safety equipment
  • Firefighting procedures and techniques; incl. evacuation
  • Fire prevention

4+ hours workshop

Read, write, understand English

Classroom assignments
Practical demonstration – use of a hand-held fire extinguisher
If found ‘not yet competent’, an attendance certificate will be issued

First Aid Training SA Certificate
Valid for 2 years
Digital certificate in your own private vault. Access via the internet, anytime, anywhere.
Issued within 10 working days from successful completion of training.

Price From:
R590.00 VAT Inclusive

If you enrol for both First Aid Level 1 (US 119567) and Basic Fire Fighting we’ll give you 10% discount!

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