Fire Fighting Level 1

Fire Fighting Level 1 is more than just knowing how an extinguisher works. There are many safety hazards related to fire fighting training that learners need to recognize. These hazards includes safety in the workplace, but also safety from a legal point of view. Here are some questions that a basic fire fighting students needs to answer:


  • What are the legal requirements related to basic fire fighting training?
  • What type of extinguishers should you use in your specific working environment?
  • How often do you need to service your extinguishers?

These are only a view of the questions that will be answered during our Fire Training Level 1 Course.

Fire fighting training level 1 is the key to securing a safe working environment. Risk Training Solutions offers fire fighting training that will ensure your workplace is prepared and ready to deal with any fire safety issue that may happen. Our course is presented by passionate facilitators who work in the fire fighting industry. The main focus of our fire fighting course is on fire prevention as a first line of defense. After that, we focus on handling any emergency that should one occur. After completion of our course, students will receive a certificate of completion. This is coupled with a written test and practical evaluation. Certificates are valid for two years. Below is a summary of the contents the Fire course:

Fire Fighting Level 1

  • What are the main causes of fires in the workplace?
  • Learn more about the different classes of fire.
  • By doing this course, you will understand fire prevention in relation to general housekeeping.
  • During this basic fire fighting course, we also cover fire prevention in relation to industry safe practices (OHS Act, etc.).
  • We will study the consequences of non adherence to safe practices.
  • Learn to identify basic fire fighting equipment.
  • Learners will be able to explain and demonstrate the operating of basic fire fighting equipment.
  • Identify the correct type of fire fighting equipment for specific types of fire.
  • Steps to be taken in fighting fires.
  • Precautions to be taken when fighting fires.
  • Fire containment safety rules.
  • Improper storage practices.
  • How to use a fire extinguisher.

5 hours

The basic fire fighting course can (and should) be attended by employees responsible for workplace firefighting and appointed workplace firefighters. Also, employees that want to gain more knowledge in workplace firefighting and basic fire prevention. It can also be useful to have a fire marshal complete this programme, as fire marshals will act as back-up for the appointed workplace firefighter whom has completed the Basic Fire Fighting course.