Ballarat Public Course:
Course Duration: 3.5 Hour total.
Start Time: TBA
Teaching Methods: Theory/Practical
Outcome: Certificate of participation (non accredited)
Questions: (03) 9005 1767
Basic bushfire awareness and survival during the fire danger period
Whether due to climate change or some other factor, bushfires just seem to be occurring more regularly. Furthermore, their impact is increasing substantially. If you live in a rural location or simply travel through fire prone areas as part of your employment. At STG Fire Safety Training we can help prepare you for the worst case scenario – being confronted with by a bush or grassfire.
- In the basic bushfire awareness and survival course your will learn about actions and activities that may save your life or at least keep you safe. The information contained in this fire safety course is designed for the public and comes from activities even firefighters would take if confronted by a fire.
- We also have a look at suitable equipment and resources to help you in a variety of different scenarios. Some being quite in-expense and other resources at the high end which perform to a good standard even on severe days.
The information we provide not only comes from the archives of the emergency services but from research conducted by many other organisations. Coming together using our years of experience.
The course runs for 4 hours and you will receive some helpful resources and access to our unique bushfire portal (set up by STG Fire Safety Training). Due to legal reasons, we don’t provide access for the general public as some of the information requires guidance by an emergency management specialist to interpret and fully understand. This guidance is provided on all of our course. There is even a forum for discussing method of bushfire protection with other participants and free online courses within the portal. All provided just for attending the course.
Here are the main details of our bushfire awareness course:
- A brief history of bushfire in Australia
- Bushfire behavior and suppression
- Fire Weather
- Fire bans and fire danger rating systems
- Warning systems and sources of emergency information
- Making the decision to leave early or stay and defend
- Preparing your home and property
- Equipment and resources designed for fire fighting and keeping you safe.
- Fire prone areas and information for Travelers
- Basic fire fighting and what to expect during a fire
- Survival techniques for home owners, travelers and other workers (this includes an practical activity).
- Summary of the resources we hand out to participants
If you would like further information on the course please feel fee to contact us at email@example.com or phone on (03) 9005 1767
Note: all learning activities will be conducted in the classroom – neat casual dress is recommended.
Disclaimer: This course, Basic Bushfire Awareness (the course) is conducted by qualified trainers who have many years experience in the field of fire fighting and fire management. The course is not accredited or endorsed by the emergency services, the national training body or other professional. Even so, we provide information that is researched and relevant. STG Fire Safety Training (STG) takes no responsibility for action taken by anyone participating in the basic bushfire awareness course. Furthermore, STG does not endorse any activity which may be undertaken by a participant if confronted by fire. The course and subsequent information is provided in good faith and is designed to help individuals make informed decision about leaving early or to stay and defend during a bushfire. Ultimately a decision made during a bushfire by and participant is the responsibility of that participant. STG takes no responsibility for protection of individuals or their property.