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Pre-Fire Brigade & Fire Fighting Course

Pre-Fire Brigade & Fire Fighting Course

To comply with the Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (Part 2, Section 11)- The employer must designate employees who are required to implement emergency plans and the employer must ensure that all designated employees have adequate training and equipment available to them which includes fire extinguishers , Breathing Apparatus,, Fire Fighting Skills and be trained in fire safety awareness,Pre-Fire Brigade & Fire Fighting Course

Interested in a career in the fire brigade, ERTC in Partnership with FRTS will provide all the information you need to know about how to apply, prepare and train for a career in the fire brigade, a fire fighting programme designed to prepare the student for all the tests the fire brigade require.

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Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • The Stages of fire
  • How fire spreads
  • Common causes of fire and sources of ignition
  • Fire Prevention
  • Classifications of fire
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Understanding fire safety signs
  • Fire safety in the home
  • Practical Demonstrations on the use of Extinguishers, on a real tray fire
  • Emergency Response

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will have the skills and knowledge necessary to:

  • Understand the basic precautions to take
  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Use fire extinguishers effectively and safely
  • Select the appropriate fire extinguisher
  • Working under intense presure
  • Emergency Response
  • Fire fighting
  • Chemical Awareness
  • Electrical Awareness

This Course is Designed For:

People wanting to pursue a career in the Fire Brigade

Training Methodology and Assessment:

This course combines lecture methods with “hands on” practical work using different types of extinguishers on a tray fire. A practical assessment of extinguisher use & Fire Fighting.

What to Bring to This Course:

All materials are supplied. Participants should wear comfortable clothing

Duration of the Course:

5 Days


Up to 15 people per course


On completion of this course, participants receive a Emergency Response Training College Pre- Fire Brigade and Fire Extinguisher Cert.

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