Perform Basic Fire Fighting

Unit Standard Title

Perform Basic Fire Fighting

Unit Standard ID


NQF Level

Level 2; DoL Level 1




1 Day

Entry Level

This unit standard has been designed as part of a progression. It is one of a series of unit standards for safety, health and environmental protection in the field of manufacturing and engineering.

Purpose of Unit Standard

The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the field of manufacturing and engineering.
The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications.
Qualifying learners can select and use the appropriate firefighting equipment to extinguish or control fires in the workplace.

Course Outcomes

Specific Outcomes:

  • Identify the type of fire, its context and select the appropriate fire-fighting procedure.
  • Identify, select and check appropriate fire-fighting and safety equipment.
  • Fight containable/extinguishable fires.
  • Retreat from fire site and hand over to appropriate personnel.
  • Report/record status of fire and equipment.
  • Discuss and explain procedures for dealing with fires in the workplace.
  • Practical demo's.
  • Summative assessment is conducted by Ikaheng
  • Original certified ID per learner
  • A certificate of competence is issued
Costing per Course
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