Fire Extinguishers (PUAFER008)


 Fire Extinguishers provides learners with the skills to confine small fires by using a nearby fire extinguisher, fire blanket or fire hose reel. Learners will be introduced to the Australian Standard code colours for emergencies as defined in AS3745. Refresher training is recommended every 2 years


  • Prepare, Identify, assess and report emergency situations
  • Safely confine fire / emergencies where possible
  • Chemistry of fire
  • Fire-fighting agents, equipment and procedures
  • Practical “HANDS ON” use of initial response (first attack Fire-fighting) equipment including Fire Extinguishers, Fire Blankets and Fire Hose Reels


Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to consider the following job roles:

  • Member of an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO)

This unit is appropriate for those working in:

  • Any organisation


Safety boots or enclosed footwear, suitable attire, pen/pencil


Duration: 2 hours Time: 8.30am to 10.30am Fire extinguishers is conducted on request at the Academy and can be delivered at your site or ours upon request. Learners will receive both theory and “HANDS ON” practical fire-fighting activities. Tea/coffee is provided when delivered at TTA


RPL is not offered. Learners who complete this unit of competency may be eligible for further study such as PUA20619Certificate II in Public Safety


If you require special assistance, including language literacy, and numeracy please notify us and support services can be arranged. Students that require any special dietary requirements should contact the Academy prior to commencement of course so alternative arrangements can be made. A Student Handbook is available from this website and our office which provides students with training guidelines.  All students have the right to lodge an appeal or complaint in regard to the outcome of this unit. For further information please request a copy of our appeals & complaints procedure via administration. For further information visit our website at: