Fire Extinguisher

The unit of competency covered in this course is:

  • TLIF2018 Operate Firefighting Equipment

At the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the Australian codes of practice, regulations and safeworking systems relevant to the use and checking of firefighting equipment
  • Identify relevant OH&S and environmental protection procedures and workplace procedures and policies for the use and checking of firefighting equipment
  • Determine the different classes of fire, their characteristics and strategies and equipment needed for their extinguishment
  • Identify the types of firefighting appliances, equipment and systems, their features, principles of operation and the procedures for their use
  • Determine and isolate any typical problems that can occur with firefighting equipment and operations and the appropriate actions and solutions
  • Demonstrate how to check and store the firefighting equipment in relation to the manufacturers’ instructions.

Course Outcome

On successful completion of this course you will be awarded a statement of attainment for TLIF2018 Operate Firefighting Equipment

Pre requisite


Course Duration

4 hours

Course Location

Training facility or on site as arranged

Course Booking Contact

Rail Training Coordinators