Fire and Emergency Workers attend emergencies to minimise risk to community safety and security and protect life and property.
Fire and Emergency Workers
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- attending the scene of fires and other emergencies reported to authorities
- rescuing and evacuating people stranded or trapped in dangerous situations
- operating pumps, spraying water, foam and chemicals from hoses, portable extinguishers and other appliances to extinguish fires and to disperse or neutralise dangerous substances
- cutting openings in buildings and crashed vehicles to free occupants
- maintaining site security systems
- administering first aid
- attending and participating in training activities, rescue classes, drills, demonstrations and courses in emergency and fire-fighting techniques
- training recruits in emergency procedures and practices
- visiting buildings and potential fire hazards to study access points and locations of hydrants
- maintaining tools and equipment
- Emergency Service Worker
- Fire Fighter
VET (Vocational Education And Training)
- Certificate II in Public Safety
- Certificate III in Public Safety
- Certificate IV in Public Safety
- Diploma of Public Safety
- Advanced Diploma of Public Safety
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Career data sourced from: http://joboutlook.gov.au/