First Attack Fire Fighting

In this course participants will develop skills and knowledge that will enable them to safely contain and/or extinguish small fires in the early stages. All participants will be required to participate in a practical exercise involving the use of fire extinguishers.

Topics Include:

  • classes of fires
  • choice of extinguishing equipment
  • the limitations of first attack fire fighting

Target Audience

This course is designed for staff who are most likely to encounter a fire in their workplace, in particular staff who are involved in the handling and storage of flammable chemicals or the use of machinery. University Emergency Personnel (eg. Wardens & Chief Wardens) are also encouraged to apply.


Commercial Safety Training Services (ComSafe),
NSW Fire Brigade


10am - 12noon


Ground Floor, Bligh Building (L03B)
90 Carillon Avenue, Newtown
Sydney University Village
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  • none scheduled for 2011.