Extinguisher & Hose Reel Use

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FRV's Blackburn Training Facility

Practical training to ensure proper equipment handling



Why choose this course

Our Extinguisher and Hose Reel Training is a practical course in the use and application of fire extinguishers, fire blankets and fire hoses. In this course, participants will have hands-on training with fire fighting equipment under the supervision of experienced firefighters.


Course Requirements

To undertake this course on-site with live extinguisher training, FET trainers will require a safe secure area to light a fire pit. Note that if participating in this training at our training site all of the safety requirements are met so your team will experience the full training experience.

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Learning Outcomes

On the completion of the course, participants will:

Have practical experience using portable fire equipment, including fire blankets and extinguishers.

Know how to choose appropriate fire fighting equipment.

Have the skills and knowledge to safely undertake an initial attack on small fires

Course Content

Our practical equipment courses are structured to ensure participants get hands-on, safe and enriching experience to maximise their ability to use these tools in emergency situations. Course content includes:
  • General overview of fire safety practices.
  • Identification of the various types of extinguishers and hose reels.
  • Understanding of the different classes of fire, and the appropriate use of extinguishers for those fires.
  • The practical use of fire fighting equipment to extinguish fires in a safe and controlled environment.
  • Correct fire extinguisher techniques.

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