Basic Fire Fighting (by Emcare) (BF1)

The Basic Fire Fighting course is a step up from the Fire Awareness course and entails additional firefighting techniques and how to apply them in a safe and correct manner. This course is aimed at preventing fires, creating a prepared environment, and building confidence when faced with this unexpected emergency.

NQF Alignment: US12484
Quality assured by: Emcare Training Academy
Support Tel: +27152954578

  • Introduction to Basic Fire Safety
  • Module One - Types of Fire
  • Fire Triangle
  • Classification of Fire
  • Different Classes of Fire
  • Conditions of a Fire
  • Transmission ways in which a fire sprea
  • Conduction -Convection- Radiation-Heat Transfer
  • Module 2 - Fire Prevention
  • Fire Prevention & Safety Tips
  • Module 3 - Housekeeping
  • Housekeeping and Fire Protection
  • Module 4 - Firefighting Equipment
  • Different Types of Extinguishers
  • How to operate a Fire Extinguisher
  • How to use a Fire Extinguisher
  • Fire Hoses
  • How to use a Fire Hose Reel
  • Module 5 - Fighting The Fire
  • Procedure After The Fire
  • Test (US12484)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: 1 year