About On Request training Courses


TasFire Training provides regular public course schedules in each region, however on request we can provide any of our training courses for your organisation, if required at your site.

The benefits of training at your site include team building and a shared understanding amongst your people of preparation and preparedness for emergencies. Logistically it may be easier to gather your employees to attend training in a group and our training may compliment other activities you are planning with your employees.


On-request courses include specific industry relevant training like; use of breathing apparatus for employees who need to wear breathing apparatus to enter confined spaces,  handle chemicals in their day to day functions or enter smoke during an emergency.


Your workplace may have emergency response teams whose role it is to respond on site to emergency incidents such as fire, chemical splits or entrapment. TasFire Training instructors have many years’ experience in developing and nurturing the skills of teams who are the on-site first response, this is critical particularly in isolated workplaces.


TasFire Training can also deliver fire safety information sessions for larger groups. These sessions are often used in the health care industry for staff induction and complement our Chief Warden, Warden and Fire Extinguisher courses.


TasFire Training can provide safe supervised and practical hands on training in the use of portable fire extinguishers, this includes the use of fire extinguishers, fire blankets and hose reels. Our portable extinguisher training prop can be used at most workplace sites and this makes it easy and cost effective to bring the training to your site. Our training prop is environmentally friendly and operates using LPG to fuel the training fire and our extinguishers do not make a mess or leave a powder residue.

To request training please contact your nearest regional training consultant.


Tasmania Fire Service (TFS) has recently conducted a review of service delivery, including services offered by TasFireTraining, TFS’ commercial training division.

From April 2021 TasFire Training will no longer be delivering training courses to the non-government sector apart from those workplaces that have on site Emergency Response Teams. We would like to thank you for your custom over the period we have built our relationship.

We understand that this is a big change, however this will allow TFS to focus on supporting the emergency response capability of government departments and emergency response teams in high risk industries with the resources we have available. The following links provide information on issues of compliance:

We recommend that you review the following Worksafe document: Managing the work environment and also refer to Section 5 Emergency Plans, and this fact sheet Fact sheet -Emergency Plans.

WHS Legislation requires workplaces to have an emergency plan in place and people are appropriately trained. The following is a Worksafe link to a code of practice laws-and-compliance / codes-of-practice

Advice on development and legislative requirements on Fire Evacuation Plans for specified buildings go to Evacuation Plans.

Scheduled public courses will proceed until the March 31, 2021and can be found here.

We undertake to monitor impacts of this decision on the sector over time and we encourage you to seek out an alternative training provider that meets your needs.

If you have any concerns or have any further questions please contact Acting Director of Training Jeff Harper on (03) 61665500 or by email to Jeffrey.Harper@fire.tas.gov.au with the Subject: TasFire Training – withdrawal of services.

Justin Young