2018 Dates

Courses available upon request


Confine Small Workplace Emergencies

(Fire Extinguisher) Training


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Fire Extinguishers provides learners with the skills to confine small fires by using a nearby fire extinguisher, fire hose reel or blanket.

Learners will extinguish a "REAL" fire.

This unit is part of suite of eleven workplace emergency response units and is part of the response stream. These units have been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standard 3745
  • Prepare for emergency response
  • Identify and assess the emergency
  • Safely confine emergencies where possible
  • Use initial response equipment including: Fire Extinguishers, Fire Hose Reels and Fire Blankets
  • Report workplace emergency response
  • Correctly identify the type of emergency that has occurred
  • Identify and take action to avoid or control and associated hazards
  • Use initial response equipment and techniques to safely and effectively control or contain the emergency
  • Communicate in an effective manner, give and follow instructions
  • Re-stow initial response equipment

Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Member of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO)
  • Member of an Emergency Response Team (ERT)

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • Any Organisation

Safety Boots or Enclosed footwear, wear suitable attire.


Duration - Two (2) Hours

Time - 8.30am to 4.30pm

Confine Small Workplace Emergencies is open to the public and is also conducted upon request.

This course is conducted on request at the Academy and can be delivered on your site. Learners will receive training in both theory and practical activities. Tea / coffee is provided when delivered at TTA. Please advise office of any dietary requirements


RPL is not offered. Workplace Emergency Response units are seen as industry wide units. The importing of these units of competency into other industry training packages is also promoted as the units are seen as relevant for all industries.

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