page title icon Fire fighting course one (And Hazmat Awareness)

The Fire Fighter 1 Course is a career course intended for any person wishing to pursue a career as a professional fire fighter. Our programme includes the Hazmat Awareness SP as part of the package. The Hazmat Awareness SP is available separately on special request.

The Fire Fighter 1 SP & Hazmat Awareness SP is provided by Nirvana Business Solutions, an Emcare associated company operating from the Emcare Training Centre In Polokwane. All enquiries are handled by Emcare Polokwane booking office.

course break down

  • Orientation and Fire Service History
  • Firefighter Safety and Health
  • Fire Department Communications
  • Building Construction’
  • Fire Behavior
  • Firefighter Personal Protective Equipment
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers
  • Ropes, Webbing, and Knots
  • Structural Search, Victim Removal, and Firefighter Survival
  • Scene Lighting, Rescue Tools, Vehicle Extrication, and Technical Rescue
  • Forcible Entry
  • Ground Ladders
  • Tactical Ventilation
  • Water Supply
  • Rescue
  • Fire Hose
  • Fire Streams
  • Fire Control
  • Loss Control
  • Fire Origin and Cause Determination
  • Fire and Life Safety Initiatives
  • Relevant SA legislation
  • NFPA 471, 472 and 473
  • Introduction to hazardous materials
  • Properties of hazardous materials
  • Recognise and identify hazardous materials
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Command, safety and scene control
  • Hazardous materials – containers and packaging

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Additional Information

Pre- Requisites

  • No Claustrophobia
  • No acrophobia
  • Fitness declaration
  • English proficiency
  • Grade 10
  • Local language instructors are available on request for groups of 10+

Venue Locations

  • Available at Polokwane branch only.
  • Available at your premises for groups of 20+

Quality Alignment

  • US115222
  • US115223
  • US242859
  • US242853
  • US242852

Certifications Available

  • LGSETA
  • Fire Fit reg: LGRS-2175-201123

Included In Course

  • A4 certificates
  • Learner manuals
  • Training equipment
  • Presentation equipment
  • For training at your premises travel/ accommodation charges may apply

Next Course

  • Fire Fighter 2 SP & Hazmat Operations SP Course (FF2)