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Respond to Wild Fire

2 Day

Max Students:

Designed for:
The target group is any person who may be required to respond to a wildfire when working as a member of a team, under direct supervision. Note: for the purposes of student selection Fire & Safety Australia does not select individuals but relies on the client / employer to assess the suitability of their employees to attend this training in accordance with Fire & Safety Australia pre-entry requirements.



Pre-entry Requirements:
Unique Student Identifier (USI) -
Fitness to participate

This unit covers competency for responding to a wildfire when working as a member of a team, under direct supervision.


Specific skills are required to achieve the performance criteria in this course these are as follows:

  • Response preparations to wildfire, location and access
  • Reacting to changing wildfire behaviour due to changes in weather, topography and fuel conditions
  • Participating in dry wildfire control with the use of extinguishing media
  • Maintaining health and safety of self, other workers and people in the immediate work area
  • Participating in mop-up and patrol, ancillary operations participation
  • Correct procedures for equipment stowage and maintenance

Units of Competency

PUAFIR215 Prevent injury

PUAFIR204B Respond to wildfire

Assessment for this unit of competency will be by simulation of work place practices. Assessment will occur over a range of situations. Assessment will be conducted through actual demonstration of competencies and written and oral testing of underpinning knowledge.

Delivery Method:
Training will be delivered utilising theory and practical activities. Simulation will be based on actual conditions and will include walk throughs of the relevant competency components. Delivery will include trainer led presentations / scenarios.

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