Fire Safety & Fire Extinguisher Training Tasmania

EXTINGUISHER COURSE

This course is designed for personnel in all workplaces. The skills and knowledge gained through this course can be applied in a range of settings including the home and will assist in maintaining a safer workplace.

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to identify the correct extinguisher to use on a particular class of fire and be able to correctly extinguish a fire using the appropriate technique.

The TasFire Training Code of Practice can be found on our website at Here

CONTENT

Identification of portable firefighting equipment
Safe use of portable firefighting equipment
Practical experience in extinguishing live fires

COST

The course duration is 1 hour; a maximum of 15 participants applies with a minimum course fee of $1,200 where the course is scheduled specifically for your organization.

COURSE DATES

Group bookings and training courses can be tailored for your organisation. Please contact our regional Senior Consultants for more information and pricing. Course dates can be arranged as and when needed.

VENUE

This course is conducted at Burnie, Launceston and Hobart but can be conducted in the workplace where there are appropriate facilities provided and safety and environmental issues can be addressed.

Group Booking

Group bookings and training courses can be tailored for your organisation. Please contact our regional Senior Consultants for more information and pricing.

DOWNLOAD COURSE OVERVIEW

For information relating to the “Fire Extinguisher” course’s conducted in Tasmania, download a PDF copy here.

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IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT –TASFIRE TRAINING

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
Manager–TasFireTraining

 

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