Skills Programme: Fire Fighting & Implementing Emergency Action Plans U/S 120331 & 120329

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Purpose of the Fire Fighting and how to Implement Emergency Action Plans Course:

Fire Fighting Implementing Plans Course will enable learners to demonstrate knowledge of workplace fires, their probable causes, prevention methods, detection, and emergency fire-fighting procedures. Learners will also describe the specific requirements for responding to emergencies according to action plan procedures in a workplace and manage emergency action plan procedures.

SAQA unit standard aligned:  

Fire fighter 120331 and Implementing emergency action plans 120329

Unit standard 120331 Demonstrate knowledge pertaining to fires in working places at NQF level 3 worth 3 credits.
 
Unit standard 120329 Respond to, implement, and manage emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace NQF level 3 worth 2 credits.  

Fire and Emergency Action Plan Course structure:

Basic knowledge pertaining to fires Elements; gases and combustion
Changes in air temperature and gas concentration Escape strategy
Signs and safety equipment
Causes and prevention of fires at the workplace
Common causes; precautions
Classification of fire risks
Fire detection methods
Functions of fire detection methods or systems Instruments to be used for fire detection
The role of physical senses
Fire preparedness Importance of fire fighting, escape, and rescue procedures
Up-to-date fire and rescue plan
Fire extinguishing equipment
Inspection and maintenance of fire fighting equipment; 
Emergency control room
Arrangements, equipment, and procedures in an emergency control room
Requirements pertaining to responding to emergencies according to an emergency action plan in a workplace.
Implement and manage emergency action plan procedures.
Respond to emergencies according to action plan procedures.  
Practical on how to use fire extinguishers.
The client must supply the extinguishers and refill them afterward.
The alternative is for Affsaf to use empty extinguishers for practice in class.

Target group:  

Fire Fighting & Implementing Emergency Action Plans Course target group is All persons are required to assist in the case of an emergency.
Appointed Fire Marshalls at the workplace

Certificates:

Attendance and successful completion certificates for the Fire Fighting & Implementing Emergency Action Plans Course will be issued in electronic format only (PDF).