FIRE LEVEL 2 – Perform Basic Fire Fighting (12484)

Purpose Of This Unit Standard

Qualifying learners can select and use the appropriate fire fighting equipment to extinguish or control fires in the workplace. With more advanced practical fire-fighting techniques, the course is highly recommended to manage and respond to higher-risk environments that require fire-fighter responder teams to be better prepared for potential fire emergencies.


2-days, face to face.

Credit & Non-Credit Bearing Options

SETA accredited and  DEL (Department Of Employment and Labour) options.

Certificate Validity Period

3 years for the SETA POE credit-bearing course option.

Covid-19 Protocols As Directed

COVID-19 protocols and regulatory compliances are strictly observed and included in the training methodology and outcomes.



Fire Legislation & Compliances For Workplaces 

The Safety, Health and Environmental Regulations, Section 5.2 compels all companies to have first-responder basic skills’ trained fire – fighters (Fire-Fighter Level 1) linked to the number of employees in the workplace.   The Fire-Fighter Level 2 course provides learners already skilled with Level 1 valid certificates the opportunity to learn more advanced fire-fighting techniques.

Training Methodology and Philosophy

A foundation of mentorship, raising awareness, respect and vigilance for health, safety, security and protection of spaces and places where people live, work, meet and gather.

Latest Remote-Work-From-Home & COVID-19 Directives Impacting Employees Safety

It is highly recommended that employers ensure that all staff who work off – site are trained in first-responder  eg. First Aid & Fire-Fighting Level 1 as a minimum, in case of an injury ‘on duty’ in the absence of ‘traditional, on-site first responders’ when medical emergencies arise out of office.  This recommendation is supported by the ILO’s ‘An employers’ guide on working from home in response to the outbreak of COVID-19′ (for quick reference to health and safety for remote workers, refer to page 19,20 and 21 ).

Target Market

Besides first responders in the workplace, the course is also highly recommended as part of a H&S career-choice and entrepreneurship model for unemployed youth, women, community volunteer-NGO workers and anyone interested in health, safety, and saving lives.


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