The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are required by people in the
field of manufacturing and engineering.
The learning outcomes in this unit standard also contribute to the exit level outcomes required
for various manufacturing and engineering qualifications.
Qualifying learners can select and use the appropriate firefighting equipment to extinguish or
control fires in the workplace.
Discuss and explain procedures for dealing with fires in the workplace.
Identify the type of fire, its context and select the appropriate fire fighting procedure
Identify, select and check appropriate fire fighting and safety equipment
Fight containable/extinguishable fires
Retreat from fire site and hand over to appropriate personnel
Report/record status of fire and equipment