Fire Safety Courses

NOSA's fire safety courses ensure that basic fire prevention and fire safety steps are implemented as learners improve their levels of fire safety and fire awareness within the workplace. All courses are based on the United States National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) standards.

The Courses:

Basic Fire Awareness Workshop (4 Hour Workshop)

Basic Fire Awareness Workshop (4 Hour Workshop)

DURATION: 4 hours
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None 

• Purpose and Introduction
• Fire Terminology
• Causes of Fire in the Workplace
• Fire Triangle
• Symbolic Signs
• Classifications of Fire
• Types of Fire Fighting Equipment
• Extinguishers
• Fire Hose Reel
• Fire Spread
• Fire Prevention Goals
• How to Prevent a Fire
• Alerting the Fire Department
• Dangers of Fires
• Safe Fire Fighting
• Consequences of fire
• Legal Requirements

Basic Fire Fighter (FFL1) (US ID 252250) (2 Days)

Basic Fire Fighter (FFL1) (US ID 252250) (2 Days)

This training course is designed to assist workplace firefighters with basic workplace firefighting and basic fire prevention.

DURATION: 2days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: 3
SAQA ID: 252250
NQF LEVEL: 1
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Purpose and Introduction
• Fire Terminology and the Burning Process
• The Fire Triangle
• Dangers of a fire
• Fire Spread
• Classifications of Fires
• Extinguishing Mediums and Extinguishers
• Fire Hose Reel
• Fire Buckets
• Fire Blankets
• Fire Prevention Goals
• Causes of Fires in the Workplace
• How to Prevent a Fire
• Warning of a Fire
• Alerting the Fire Department
• Duties of a Workplace Fire Fighter
• Legal Requirements
• Symbolic Signs
• General Evacuation Diagramme
• Practical Component

TARGET GROUPS

All employees responsible for workplace firefighting and appointed workplace firefighters, or persons that want to gain more knowledge in workplace firefighting and basic fire prevention. It is useful to have a fire marshal complete this programme, as fire marshals will act as back-up for the appointed workplace firefighter.

Emergency Evacuation Procedures (US ID 259597) (2 Days)

Emergency Evacuation Procedures (US ID 259597) (2 Days)

This training course is designed to assist evacuation wardens, evacuation officers, Evacuation co-ordinators and fire marshalls with emergency evacuation and basic emergency preparedness in the workplace.

DURATION: 2 days
LICENSED: No 
CREDITS: 3
SAQA ID: 259597
NQF LEVEL: 2
PREREQUISITES: None

COURSE OUTLINE

• Purpose
• Introduction
• Important!
• Evacuation terminology
• What to do in case of an emergency
• Different types of emergency situations
    o Possible consequences of emergency situations
• Emergency response alarms
    o Types of alarms
    o Symbolic signage
• Emergency assembly points
    o Specific requirements of an emergency assembly gathering point
    o Emergency assembly point example checklist register
• Alerting the emergency services
• Fire emergencies
• If a fire is detected
• If you hear the alarm
• If the danger regarding an emergency situation is not imminent/about to happen
• In a fire emergency
• Bomb threat emergency
• Bomb threat questionnaire example
• In the event of a medical emergency
• Re-occupation after emergency
• Post mortem (after emergency)
• Communication in emergency situations
• Emergency evacuation plan (general information)
• Emergency evacuation plan (implementation)
• Contents of an emergency evacuation plan
• Duties of emergency personnel in the workplace
• Emergency carrying techniques
    o Rescue and combination carrying techniques
    o Lift and carrying techniques
    o Dragging techniques
    o Evacuation plan example: general workshop
    o Create a basic evacuation floor plan
    o Important information regarding evacuation

TARGET GROUPS

All employees responsible for workplace evacuation, emergency preparedness and assisting emergency teams in emergency planning

Evacuation Awareness Workshop (4 Hour Workshop)

Evacuation Awareness Workshop (4 Hour Workshop)

DURATION: 4 hours
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: N/A
SAQA ID: N/A
NQF LEVEL: N/A
PREREQUISITES: None 

•Purpose
• Introduction
• Important
• Evacuation Terminology
• What to do In Case of an Emergency
• Different Types of Emergency Situations
• Emergency Assembly Points
• Fire Emergencies
• If a Fire is Discovered
• If You Hear the Alarm
• If Danger is not imminent
• During a fire
• Bomb Threat Emergency
• In the Event of a Medical Emergency
• Re-Occupation after Emergency
• Post Mortem (After Emergency)
• Communication in Emergency Situations
• Emergency Evacuation Plan (General Information)
• Emergency Evacuation Plan (Implementation
• Contents of an Emergency Evacuation Plan
• Possible Consequences of Emergency Situations
• Duties of Emergency Personnel in the Workplace
• Emergency Contact Numbers

Fire Marshall (Combination of FFL1 & Evacuation Awareness Workshop)

Fire Marshall (Combination of FFL1 & Evacuation Awareness Workshop)

DURATION: 2 Days
LICENSED: No
CREDITS: 3
SAQA ID: 252250
NQF LEVEL: 1
PREREQUISITES: None  

Basic Fire Fighter (US ID 252250)

• Purpose and Introduction
• Fire Terminology and the Burning Process
• The Fire Triangle
• Dangers of a fire
• Fire Spread
• Classifications of Fires
• Extinguishing Mediums and Extinguishers
• Fire Hose Reel
• Fire Buckets
• Fire Blankets
• Fire Prevention Goals
• Causes of Fires in the Workplace
• How to Prevent a Fire
• Warning of a Fire
• Alerting the Fire Department
• Duties of a Workplace Fire Fighter
• Legal Requirements
• Symbolic Signs
• General Evacuation Diagramme
• Practical Component

Evacuation Awareness Workshop

• Purpose
• Introduction
• Important
• Evacuation Terminology
• What to do In Case of an Emergency
• Different Types of Emergency Situations
• Emergency Assembly Points
• Fire Emergencies
• If a Fire is Discovered
• If You Hear the Alarm
• If Danger is not imminent
• During a fire
• Bomb Threat Emergency
• In the Event of a Medical Emergency
• Re-Occupation after Emergency
• Post Mortem (After Emergency)
• Communication in Emergency Situations
• Emergency Evacuation Plan (General Information)
• Emergency Evacuation Plan (Implementation
• Contents of an Emergency Evacuation Plan
• Possible Consequences of Emergency Situations
• Duties of Emergency Personnel in the Workplace
• Emergency Contact Numbers

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