EuroFire – Standard EF5 – English




Unit EF5: Control vegetation fires using pumped water


Element 1.1 Prepare pumps, hoses and other ancillary equipment for use at vegetation fires
Element 1.2 Set up and operate a pump in a vegetation fire situation
Element 1.3 Deliver water through hoses and nozzles to control vegetation fire

To achieve it you must show that you are able to:

  • Prepare and use a pump competently
  • Select, prepare and reconstitute a pump site
  • Lay out and relocate hoses
  • Use water delivered through nozzles to extinguish the fire in both initial attack and mop-up situations
  • Operate safely on the fireground

Competency Standard EF5 (0.1 MB)

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