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Bayteck offers Fire Training. There are 4 courses to select from. A candidate will work up from course 1 to course 3. These courses are NQF aligned. Course 4 is an evacuation course and will include practical onsite evacuation, documentation and checklist. 

Fire Fighting aims to:

  • Preserve life
  • Protect property
  • Limit inconvenience in the workplace
  • Promote fire safety at the workplace
Below find information on the Fire Fighting Courses.

COURSE 1 – BASIC FIRE FIGHTING

Do you know what to do in the following scenario?

A qualified learner will be capable of:

  • identifying different types of fires
  • explain and practices fire prevention
  • operating basic fire fighting equipment
  • perform basic fire fighting procedures

Purpose: A learner credited with this standard will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing, and extinguishing different types of fires by operating basic fire fighting equipment.

Accreditation: This course is not a SAQA / HWSETA Accredited course but it is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 252250. No entry level restrictions.

Content:
1. Triangle (Tetrahedron) of Combustion.
2. Classification of fires.
3. Classes of fires.
4. Extinguishing mediums.
5. Practical demonstration on the use of Fire Extinguishers.

Duration: 4-6 hours

COURSE 2 – FIRST LEVEL OF FIRE FIGHTING

Do you know what to do in the following scenario?


A qualified learner will be capable of:

  • identifying different types of fires
  • explain and practices fire prevention
  • operating basic fire fighting equipment
  • perform basic fire fighting procedures

Purpose: A learner credited with this standard will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing, and extinguishing different types of fires by operating basic fire fighting equipment.


Accreditation: This course is a fully SAQA / HWSETA Accredited course and is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 252250. Entry Level is level 1 (Grade 10, English)

Content:
1. Elements of a fire
2. Triangle (Tetrahedron) of Combustion.
3. Classes of fires.
4. Extinguishing mediums.
5. Extinguishing methods.
6. Instruction labels (colour) coding.
7. Hose Reel
8. Fire Blankets

For the Fire Marshall Training - Evacuation
1. Planning
2. Objectives
3. Considerations
4. Procedures
5. Marshall teams
6. Actions when trapped in a building
7. Practical use of hand held Fire Fighting Equipment.

Duration: 2 days

COURSE 4 – EVACUATION

Do you know what to do in the following scenario?

A qualified learner will be capable of:

  • identifying different types of fires
  • explain and practices fire prevention
  • operating basic fire fighting equipment
  • perform basic fire fighting procedures

Accreditation: This course is not a SAQA Accredited course but it is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 252250.

Content:
1. Planning
2. Objectives
3. Considerations
4. Procedures
5. Marshall teams
6. Action when trapped in a building
7. Practical use in handheld fire fighting equipment, Hose Reels and above the ground Fire Hydrants

Duration: 4-6 hours

COURSE 3 – ADVANCED FIRE FIGHTING

Do you know what to do in the following scenario?


A qualified learner will be capable of:

  • identifying different types of fires
  • explain and practices fire prevention
  • operating basic fire fighting equipment
  • perform basic fire fighting procedures

Purpose: A learner credited with this standard will be capable of identifying, containing, preventing, and extinguishing different types of fires by operating basic fire fighting equipment.

Accreditation: This course is a fully SAQA / HWSETA Accredited course and is based on SAQA Unit Standard Number 13961. Entry Level is level 2 (Grade 12, English)

Content:
1. Combustion (Tetrahedron) of fire.
2. Transmission of heat.
3. Classification of fires.
4. Fire fighting mediums.
5. Fire Prevention.
6. Causes of fires: Electricity, Machinery, Static Electricity, Flammable liquids, Gasses, Housekeeping
7. Practical use of Hose Reel, Fire Hydrant and Hand wheel Fire Extinguishers.

For the Fire Marshall Training - Evacuation
1. Planning
2. Objectives
3. Considerations
4. Procedures
5. Marshall teams
6. Actions when trapped in a building
7. Practical use of hand held Fire Fighting Equipment. 

Duration: 3 days