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When faced with extraordinary situations, anything can happen. With proper firefighting training and education, you will be able to make the right decisions in these emergency situations. Approximately 600 people die and over 4 000 are injured annually in South Africa as a result of fires, and these blazes cause more than R500 million in damages to property every year. Action Training Academy’s firefighting training courses are aimed at teaching basic firefighting skills to minimise loss of life and property, by extinguishing fires in their early stages. The best method of stopping a fire is to prevent it. The actions taken to control a fire during the first few minutes will determine whether it can be contained or not. Minimise damage during fires by contacting us for expert firefighting training. Legislation requires that one in 50 people per company, or two people per building, be trained in basic firefighting. To ensure that there are more on-site fire safety experts available to reduce this statistic, Action Training Academy provides the following firefighting training:
Basic Fire Awareness Course – Every employee should be aware of how fires start, spread and are controlled. This course teaches general respect for fire and makes employees aware of fire risks in the workplace.
Basic Firefighter Course – Continued training and firefighting education is essential for new personnel and keeps veteran firefighting skills fresh. The fundamental skills covered in basic training ensure proper, safe execution of firefighting operations.
Advanced Firefighter Course – Building on the awareness and basic firefighting training, the advanced training teaches more practical knowledge and the use of hand-operated firefighting equipment.
SAQCC Fire Course – The SAQCC-Fire Course ensures that technicians servicing firefighting equipment have the appropriate qualification and experience to meet legal requirements in terms of SANS 1475, SABS and DOL.
Fire Safety Management and Risk Analysis Services – Fire risk is a 24/7 concern for all businesses. The assessment and management of fire risk is complicated by environment, organisation and legislation. We provide on-site assessment and management that complies with all regulatory and quality standards to ensure your business is compliant.
Firefighting is a skill every workplace and home environment needs. Fires spread fast. Take action and call now to book your courses.